20 Dec 2013
 

Apache Syncope 2013: an yearly summary

Written by ilgrosso

End of year is time for balance, and mailing list discussion is probably the most important metrics of an open source project, at least when such project is part of The Apache Software Foundation, whose motto is Community over code. So why don't take a look at mailing list archives? Rob Weir did it recently for Apache OpenOffice and this was of inspiration for applying the same approach to Apache Syncope, using some good old shell scripting and Wordle app. Let's take a look at the results.

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17 Dec 2013
 
Tirasa

Install ConnId Connector Server as a Windows Service

Written by mdisabatino

Java Connector Server is a component that handles Java Connectors bundles. When a Java Connector Bundle is not directly executed into Provisioning System (Apache Syncope), you need to use a remote Java Connector Server.

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13 Dec 2013
 
Tirasa

Apache Syncope virtual attributes

Written by fabio

Apache Syncope virtual attributes are often a little bit hard to well understand. I hope this brief introduction can help. Any comments/remarks/suggestions are welcome.

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12 Dec 2013
 
Tirasa

Create PKCS12 client certificate via OpenSSL

Written by fabio

As is so often the case, working with SSL you need to configure and test a strong authentication (SSL client authentication). In all these cases, you need to provide an ad-hoc client certificate to perform a succesful handshake.

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11 Dec 2013
 
Tirasa

Create a new keystore to host a server ssl certificate

Written by fabio

Few basic steps to create a complete keystore to host a server certificate. Create your custom self-signed CA if not yet available a trusted one # openssl genrsa -des3 -out ca.key 1024 # openssl req -new -x509 -day

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02 Dec 2013
 
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Apache Syncope 1.1.5 (Ad libitum) released

Written by ilgrosso

The Apache Syncope team is pleased to announce the release of Syncope 1.1.5 (Ad libitum). This fifth maintenance version fixes few important bugs and introduces some interesting improvements: more details below.

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02 Dec 2013
 
Tirasa

Inhibiting line-wrap in ldapsearch output

Written by fabio

As you should know, each ldapsearch line output is wrapped: the max size of a line output is of 79 characters. By the way, as is so often the case, ldapsearch output is retrieved to be automatically processed by a script or something else: in these cases the line wrapping usually is a big problem.

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29 Nov 2013
 

Configure Active Directory in Apache Syncope 1.1.5

Written by fabio

Apache Syncope can manage users, groups and memberships (memberOf/members attribute) on external Active Directory via ConnId's Active Directory (JNDI) connector. Think you manage users and roles on Apache Syncope as centralized IdM, and have all these entities automatically kept in sync with your Active Directory users and groups: few simple steps onto the Apache Syncope administration console will help you to succesfully aim your goals ....

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