[rt-users] Authentication against LDAP and Authorization against internal db

Ruslan Zakirov ruz at bestpractical.com
Tue Jun 12 05:51:51 EDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 5:38 AM, Asif Iqbal <vadud3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am using external authentication against our corporate AD server
> successfully, using the  RT::Authen::ExternalAuth.
> But I like the authorization done against internal db for user account.
> Just because a user has a valid AD credential is not enough for him/her to
> be able to login to our RT. We like
> to manage the login by creating the user account into internal db using the
> Web UI.
> So we still like the user to use their AD credential and no need to remember
> another password, and at the same time
> only be able to login if the same username is available in internal db.
> Is that possible? Any suggestion/tip is appreciated.

Yes, it is possible, but not like you want it to be.

As far as I can see users need AD record anyway, just mark them
somehow in AD and use this marking in ExternalAuth filter.

> --
> Asif Iqbal
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> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

Best regards, Ruslan.

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