[LON-CAPA-admin] JA-SIG/Yale CAS with LON-CAPA

Ray Batchelor batchelo at sfu.ca
Fri Apr 3 11:33:53 EDT 2009

Hi Mike,
     Did Stuart's reply help you with a strategy on this?  From what
Hong Kie said, it sounded like what they are doing at FSU might be
what we want.  Although, it is not clear to me how much Guy did,
'behind the scenes', as it were.
Maybe we should get more specifics from Hong Kie?


On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 2:13 PM, Mike Stanger <mstanger at sfu.ca> wrote:
> We're considering integrating JA-SIG CAS (Central Authentication System)
> with LON-CAPA.  I'm wondering what other schools' experience has been with
> using CAS in LON-CAPA? Is there a 'right way' to go about it?  My initial
> thought on how to put it in place is to protect the entire space with
> mod_cas and grab the authenticated users from apache's REMOTE-USER env var,
> completely overriding the initial login page, which seems a bit kludgy.
> Any comments from those have experimented with, or are currently running
> LON-CAPA with CAS would be greatly appreciated.
> Cheers,
> Mike
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Raymond J. Batchelor, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S8

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