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Blog Archive for marinasum during September 2007

OpenDS, launched in 2005 to build an open-source, LDAPv3-compliant directory service that's extensible and easy to install and configure, now boasts a solid community of contributors and users. A recent overview on Sun Developer Network by Trey Drake, the project's community manager, describes the role of OpenDS in data consolidation and highlights the upcoming milestones.
The latest release of Sun Java System Access Manager, version 7.1, is deployable on Sun Java System Application Server (open-sourced as GlassFish) as a single Web application. A recent article on Sun Developer Network, Installing, Configuring, and Deploying Sun Java System Access Manager the Simple Way, describes the process, which takes only minutes to complete. It's a snap. Also, Sun Java...
A few design folks at Sun have created a wonderful YouTube video called Wikification at Sun. In six minutes, you are shown the history and rapid evolution of the publishing world at Sun, from troff to FrameMaker to AdeptEdit to blogs to wikis, thanks to the inventions of GUIs, formatting and structuring tools, and Web-based interfaces. As someone who has used most of those tools over the years...
A new Sun Developer Network article, Handling Chunked Requests in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, addresses the topic of breaking message bodies into chunks of arbitrary lengths with transfer coding from the HTTP/1.1 protocol. Included are descriptions of how Sun Java System Web Server processes chunked requests and how you can handle those requests in Netscape API (NSAPI) plug-ins. A sample...
New on Sun Developer Network is Part 3 of the Sun-Microsoft interoperability series for Web authentication. The article describes in detail how to integrate Microsoft Outlook Web Access with Sun Java System Access Manager to achieve single sign-on (SSO). Users can then authenticate with Access Manager, access their Inbox, and work on their email without having to log in again.As a refresher,...
Sun evangelist Sang Shin is offering a free, online course on Sun Java System Identity Manager, which boasts user provisioning and auditing capabilities for managing identity profiles and permissions. The course will start on Monday, September 17. 2007 and last for eight weeks. It will kick off with an overview, followed by topics on the administration, development, and workflow aspects of the...