Re: [Evolution-hackers] Authentication/Password Issue in Evolution Data Server .....

This would seam vary difficult to make secure, I.E. Java appelets from the
web.  However I think I'm going to have a simular problem, thought I
haven't wet cam accross documantation in the ebook docs for

--- Amit Shrivastava <samit novell com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using evolution-data-server API to get addressbooks data for OO.o,
> so at the backend it uses ldap server, groupwise servr etc based on the
> URI. 
> For authenticating to the backend server like ( ldap server, groupwise
> server etc ), it is required to provide password for each of the server
> and manage these passwords in the client, "evolution" also
> caches/manages these passwords , similarly each of the client have to do
> password some management. Which is not a good thing. 
> It should be such that once a client ( either evolution ) provides the
> password it should be cached by the eds server and managed subsequently
> and the client should'nt care about the backend authentication. I hope
> we can avoid even first time password something like iLogin, once I
> login in my desktop i dont need to provide password for any applications
> :-).
> It will be good option that the passwords for the backends are managed
> by evolution-data-server, and client just need to tell other
> configuration parameters, and never meddle with the passwords.
> regards,
> Amit 
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