[security-dev] IDM: Support for XML configuration

Anil Saldhana Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com
Thu Jan 17 08:48:23 EST 2013

   wait for me to create the xml config module.  Migration of classes 
need to maintain history.


On 01/17/2013 07:43 AM, Marek Posolda wrote:
> On 17/01/13 01:27, Shane Bryzak wrote:
>> I would suggest we develop an XML based configuration in its own
>> submodule, we can probably call it picketlink/xml-config and it can
>> simply implement the configuration interfaces we have defined in the idm
>> submodule and other submodules.
> I am trying to extract some stuff related to parsing from
> picketlink/federation to new picketlink/xml-config module. However there
> are some related problems as some classes referenced from those needs to
> import other classes etc.
> So I am thinking also about creating some common module (like
> picketlink/common) which will contains some common util classes needed
> by all other picketlink projects. Typical example of such class could be
> org.picketlink.identity.federation.core.util.StringUtil , which contains
> some very common utils for working with strings . What do you think?
> Marek
>> Marek if you want commit access to work
>> on this please let me know and I'll get you set up, and I'm also more
>> than happy to provide input on the requirements.
>> On 17/01/13 10:16, Anil Saldhana wrote:
>>> Marek,
>>>       we need an xml configuration for IDM. We have not started with it.
>>> We will be using Stax parsing (and not JAXB).  The xml configuration
>>> will be used by users if they incorporate idm (and nothing else from the
>>> PL stack).
>>> For the project PicketLink, we need one xml configuration file (if an
>>> user wants) - authentication,authorization,federation,social, idm etc
>>> can be configured in one file. For this, we will be extending the
>>> federation 2.1 stax parsing to encompass the other components. We have
>>> picketlink.xml as the config file in 2.x
>>> Integrating projects such as RESTEasy, JBoss AS, GateIn etc will have
>>> their own configuration that deals with the IDM configuration API directly.
>>> Regards,
>>> Anil
>>> On 01/16/2013 05:03 PM, Marek Posolda wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I am seeing in IDM testsuites that currently there is support only for
>>>> programmatic IDM configuration. Is there some plan to build IDM
>>>> IdentityManager also from XML configuration? Maybe I can start on it
>>>> if nobody else is working on it?
>>>> I am adding some example configuration file into attachment with some
>>>> proposal how it could possibly looks like. Note that nothing is final
>>>> and some things are still missing (especially configuration of realms,
>>>> tiers etc.)
>>>> What do you think?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Marek

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