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From "Marcus Christie (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (AIRAVATA-2935) Long term support version of Keycloak?
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:21:00 GMT
Marcus Christie created AIRAVATA-2935:
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             Summary: Long term support version of Keycloak?
                 Key: AIRAVATA-2935
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AIRAVATA-2935
             Project: Airavata
          Issue Type: Improvement
          Components: Keycloak Authentication
            Reporter: Marcus Christie


Investigate what is the best way to keep up to date with Keycloak releases.  We probably don't
want to just update to the latest Keycloak release since [they say on their support page|https://www.keycloak.org/support.html]:

{quote}
The RH-SSO product derives from a specific version of the Keycloak community and is maintained,
patched, and supported by Red Hat commercially for as long as the terms of your support contract.
*The Keycloak community project, on the other hand, is never patched.* There are no point
releases of the community project and *each release may break backward compatibility*. New
features are developed, experimented with, and baked in community then brought down to be
supported in product if they are popular enough in community. *Think of Keycloak as bleeding
edge with quick releases, unpatched, and limited community support*, while RH-SSO is stable,
supported for a long time, and patched as bugs and security vulnerabilities are found.
{quote}

(emphasis mine)

I wonder if there is something for RH-SSO like what Centos is to RH Enterprise Linux?  It
would be good to research our options.




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