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[EP-tech] Shibboleth in an existing Eprints Archive



DSpace also has the same procedure. Hope we can also follow the same

On Tue, Aug 21, 2018, 17:02 Yuri <yurj at alfa.it> wrote:

> Just replace old user account with the new one on the user table.
>
>
> Il 21/08/2018 13:13, Stoynova, Zaharina ha scritto:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > we have the following task: our Eprints archive exists and there are
> > around 600 User accounts in it. Till now we have always used the local
> > login and in the next 3-4 months we would like make it possible that
> > our users authenticate only with Shibboleth. For all new users the
> > authentication workflow is clear but for all users which have already
> > account in our archive we have to find a mechanism that will make it
> > possible for them to login with Shibboleth and to keep their Working
> > Area and Publications in their accounts. Therefore after a successful
> > first Shibboleth login we have to ?map? their old user-id and their
> > Shibboleth ID. We have planned the following workflow:
> >
> > 1.Login with Shibboleth
> >
> > 2.If this user with Shibboleth ID is already in our database then
> > grant access to the Archive
> >
> > 3.Otherwise ask whether the user has a local account
> >
> > a.If the answer is no then create a new account
> >
> > b.If the answer is yes then the user has to authenticate with his
> > local account (username AND password)
> >
> > i.If the local authentication is successful  replace the local ID,
> > email and name and keep a link to the local id (for further reference)
> >
> > ii.If the local authentication is not successful go to 3.
> >
> > Has someone better suggestions? Has someone already ?mapped? local
> > against Shibboleth accounts?
> >
> > Thank you very much in advance!
> >
> > Best Regards,
> >
> > Zaharina Stoynova
> >
> >
> >
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