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From "Marcus Christie (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (AIRAVATA-2935) Long term support version of Keycloak?
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:25:00 GMT

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Marcus Christie commented on AIRAVATA-2935:
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Hi [~gkannan35],

This would be a good thing to investigate when we look at upgrading our version of Keycloak.

> 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
>            Priority: Major
>
> 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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