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From Andrew Savory <>
Subject Re: OpenSSO and cocoon
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 09:39:10 GMT
Hi Hanne,

On 8 May 2007, at 14:54, Hanne Moa wrote:

> Has anyone experimented with OpenSSO < 
> > (or more exactly OpenFederation) in cocoon? I've just started  
> looking into it, as it's about to be a must in my organization.

I did some work with the guys at Newcastle University on Shibboleth  
integration with Cocoon. The simple workaround we implemented was to  
use authentication within Apache httpd, and then to use a simple  
authentication pipeline in the Cocoon authentication framework that  
checked the headers for the presence of various attributes set during  
the httpd authentication. It worked quite neatly and removed the need  
to do more extensive integration. You might be able to take the same  


Andrew Savory, Managing Director, Sourcesense UK
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