IMO after seven years in existence - all software needs to be rewritten or adapted or retired.

Time to retire PicketBox and PicketLink from WildFly. Better alternatives exist hopefully.

On Aug 19, 2016, at 9:11 AM, Toma┼ż Cerar <tomaz.cerar@gmail.com> wrote:

There have also be complains from community why we downgraded the PicketLink in WF10
and now there is a migration problem from WF9 --> 10. [1]

If we remove it, we would just keep the mgmt stub so we can still manage mixed-domain with older versions.
Similarly as we did with osgi & friends back in the day.
It was already deprecated in 10, so we could remove it in 11 or later.

--
tomaz

[1] https://issues.jboss.org/browse/WFLY-5196


On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 4:03 PM, Pedro Igor Silva <psilva@redhat.com> wrote:
Hi,

    On the last few days I've been discussing with Tomaz about the possibility to remove PL from WFLY.

    The reasons for that are:

        - PicketLink was deprecated in favor of Keycloak. See [1] and [2].
        - Fixes are only being done to product version by GSS/SEG teams.
        - Most PL IdM and Federation capabilities such as SAML (plus a plenty of other things) are now available from Keycloak.

    I think we can still provide an installer (we already have that) that could be used to enable PL to a WFLY installation. That would help people using PL to continue with their designs. But for PL Federation and Subsystem, Keycloak should be the best way to go.

    Any comments ?

Regards.
Pedro Igor

[1] http://picketlink.org/news/2015/03/10/PicketLink-and-Keycloak-project-merge/
[2] http://picketlink.org/keycloak-merge-faq/
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