Installing Shibboleth

We are currently evaluating Shibboleth, a SAML 2.0 standards based Single Sign On (SSO) suit for our web applications. The installation is fairly gritty. This post started out as notes for myself, however it rapidly became apparent that these notes would be useful to others.  I also noticed that this installation was taking multiple days, and that it would be too long for a single post. I will be doing a series of posts on how to do this setup.

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Group Syncronizing Issues with the Directory Utility and the Active Directory Pluggin

Apple LogoAfter we implemented ILM to sync our PeopleSoft data and Active Directory accounts, I was informed by one of our Mac techs that Active Directory groups were no longer syncing with our Mac clients and servers.  Accounts created under our old process would have group memberships updated when they were updated, however the new accounts would not have their group memberships updated.

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Set Up Linux Based FTP with Active Directory Integration

We have a new LAMP server, and we needed FTP set up for the machine.  We do not need user folders.   We do need developers and designers to have access to it via ftp, using their windows domain accounts.

This was a big one.  All the code is there and nothing needs compiling.  Yet for some reason there is not a great guide on this.  For the most part I have dabbled with Windows Servers, so this is a bit of a departure for me.

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