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

Asif Iqbal vadud3 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 11:30:39 EDT 2012


On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Asif Iqbal <vadud3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Ruslan Zakirov <ruz at bestpractical.com>wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 6:35 PM, Asif Iqbal <vadud3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 5:51 AM, Ruslan Zakirov <ruz at bestpractical.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> 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.
>> >>
>> >
>> > I have no access to AD. It belongs to corporate group and will not be
>> able
>> > to manage a group.
>> >
>> > There is no way to control the Authorization part locally?
>>
>> Not out of the box. Patch external auth module and add option to avoid
>> creation of new users.
>>
>>
> So I could just comment this section out to avoid user create as one
> option? I know, ugly.
>
>  http://paste.ubuntu.com/1039210/
>
>
This seem to have worked.

 http://paste.ubuntu.com/1039233/



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>> >> > --
>> >> > Asif Iqbal
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>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Best regards, Ruslan.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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>> > Asif Iqbal
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>> --
>> Best regards, Ruslan.
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> Asif Iqbal
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Asif Iqbal
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