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PMF under Shibboleth

Post by maxxer » Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:51 am

Hi.
I've made a Single Sign On system on my server using Shibboleth. This system includes PMF.
Shibboleth, among the rest, is an apache module which controls access to specific locations of the web server are previously authenticated.
I configured SSO on several webapps so far, but PMF is giving me some issues: I modified index.php to accept Shib auth, but as soon as I configure apache PMF stops working, every link I visit it shows me the homepage.
The link is correct, and shows all the GET options, but the main content is totally empty.
But the options are not totally ignored, because i.e. if I click on a category, it's then showed in bold, so the parameters are taken in consideration!
What could lead to leave the main area empty?
thanks

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Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by pt20100201 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:24 pm

Hi

Our FAQs webserver administration will be transferred to another department.
We are being asked if it is possible to use phpMyFAQ with Shibboleth authentication.

Have you found a solution?

Thank

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2011-04-11
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Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by maxxer » Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:37 pm

sadly not.

So far if you want I can only share the patch to allow shib auth.

I will keep posted

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[2] Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by pt20100201 » Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:52 pm

Hi

Thanks for your quick reply.
The previous post was my yesterday's last task before shutting down the computer, so I’m answering just today.
maxxer wrote:So far if you want I can only share the patch to allow shib auth.
If you don’t mind, I (we) would appreciate your offer – the patch you’ve developed.
I’m not an expert in this area, but my department’s - and other - colleagues may take a look at it.

If we find a solution, we’ll send it to you.
maxxer wrote:I will keep posted
It seems that Thorsten is on holidays this month, otherwise he would already made a comment about your post
(see “phpMyFAQ devBlog” at http://devblog.phpmyfaq.de/ )

Once again, thanks for your offer

Regards

2011-04-12
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Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by Thorsten » Wed Apr 20, 2011 3:40 pm

Hi,

if you can provide a patch I can add the support for Shibboleth.

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Re: [2] Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by pt20100201 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:50 am

[3] Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Hi,
On Apr 12, 2011 we wrote:
maxxer wrote: So far if you want I can only share the patch to allow shib auth.
If you don’t mind, I (we) would appreciate your offer – the patch you’ve developed.
...
If we find a solution, we’ll send it to you.
We are still available for testing -- if we receive the patch while we're administrating the FAQ's webserver.

Regards

2011-04-26
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Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by jason102178 » Tue May 17, 2011 9:41 am

I just wanted to follow up so this issue wasn't ignored, i was wondering if a patch for Shibboleth had been submitted...


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[we didn't receive it] Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by pt20100201 » Fri May 20, 2011 11:28 am

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[we didn't receive it] Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Hi
jason102178 wrote:I just wanted to follow up so this issue wasn't ignored, i was wondering if a patch for Shibboleth had been submitted...
Unfortunately we didn't receive the patch from the original poster ("maxxer"), and we didn't found it on the forums either.
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Re: PMF under Shibboleth

Post by maxxer » Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:39 am

I beg you pardon, I didn't see the replies, sorry!
Well patches are now useless, since current git source has SSO support, and hopefully will be available in 2.7beta2.


The original problem I had, which was PMF ignoring the GET vars, seems solved in 2.7. Would be nice to understand why, anyway I'm moving to PMF 2.7 which works controlled by Shibboleth, and next week when beta2 is out I will upgrade and get SSO login.

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