[security-dev] PicketLink 3 - IDM API - Credential Management
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Mon Dec 3 13:07:12 EST 2012
Here's a PDF  of a session I attended at RWX this past week. Start
looking at page 25 onward for some ideas on how we can better store
passwords with something other than just a salted hash, it may also give us
a good advantage with other competitors. If you can't get to the PDF, let
me know and I'll attach it.
On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 2:37 AM, Darran Lofthouse <darran.lofthouse at jboss.com
> On 12/03/2012 09:23 AM, Darran Lofthouse wrote:
> > On 12/02/2012 11:09 PM, Shane Bryzak wrote:
> >> On 12/01/2012 09:55 PM, Darran Lofthouse wrote:
> >>> * Multiple Credentials *
> >>> The validateCredential method potentially allows many different types
> >>> Credential to be used - however the updateCredential method seems to
> >>> apply a 1:1 mapping of User and Credential.
> >>> I can see situations where a user would have multiple Credentials, an
> >>> immediate example being both a Password and a X509Certificate.
> >> This is an implementation detail - all IdentityStore implementations
> >> should support the storing of multiple credential types. Out of the box
> >> we support PasswordCredential, DigestCredential and
> >> X509CertificateCredential and two separate calls to updateCredential()
> >> with different credential types should persist both credentials.
> > I would suggest if reviewing the Credential APIs one thing that we would
> > need to be sure of it that we can operate on the individual Credentials
> > - we may need to be choosing which one to update or remove.
> > Also for Certificates we may want the ability to have a new Certificate
> > set before an old one expires possibly with or without an overlap.
> Also if looking at Certificates as I mentioned on another thread if the
> APIs from the IDM allow us to wrap it with an X509TrustManager
> implementation that would potentially provide us with the capability to
> tie in the SSL negotiation as connections are established with the
> identity store.
> In current AS releases this can be a bit disjointed getting the two tied
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