June 2017 uPortal Slack summary


In June 2017, 11 people participated substantially in conversation in the slack.apereo.org #uportal channel.

  • Aaron Grant
  • Andrew Petro
  • Brandon Powell
  • Christian Cousquer
  • Christian Murphy
  • David Sibley
  • Drew Wills
  • Jim Helwig
  • Marissa Warner-Wu
  • Matt Clare
  • Tim Vertein

Conversation highlights include:

On Slack

I have concerns about the openness properties of Slack as implemented by Apereo. You can’t access it or read its logs anonymously; it’s not Google search indexed. Only the most recent ten thousand messages are available, so in practice this means logs are unavailable older than about a month back.

Summarizing the conversations in this anonymously, publicly accessible and Google indexable context somewhat mitigates these problems. But not necessarily other problems that make email list communications preferable in open source projects.

Arguably, all of the conversations held in the #uportal Slack channel this month could have been held via email on uportal-dev@ or uportal-user@ email lists additionally or instead. Some relevant email list threads are linked above.

-Andrew

Related Posts

CAS 6.1.0 RC5 Feature Release

...in which I present an overview of CAS 6.1.0 RC5 release.

Apereo CAS - Passwordless Authentication

Learn how to modify Apereo CAS to allow users to login without the need to remember a password.

Apereo CAS - Handling Authentication Webflow Errors with Grace

Learn how to modify Apereo CAS to customize exception handling and produce localized error messages for your deployment.

Apereo CAS - Are We Logged In Yet?

Learn how to modify and extend a CAS deployment to determine whether an SSO session is still valid and tied to a user authentication session.

Apereo CAS - REST API Integrations

Learn how to integrate with CAS using its REST API to authenticate, exchange tickets and get access to user profiles and attributes.

CAS 6.1.0 RC4 Feature Release

...in which I present an overview of CAS 6.1.0 RC4 release.

Apereo CAS - Multifactor Provider Selection

Learn how to configure CAS to integrate with and use multiple multifactor providers at the same time. This post also reveals a few super secret and yet open-source strategies one may use to select appropriate providers for authentication attempts, whether automatically or based on a menu.

Apereo CAS - Dockerized Hazelcast Deployments

Learn how to run CAS backed by a Hazelcast cluster in Docker containers and take advantage of the Hazelcast management center to monitor and observer cluster members.

Apereo CAS - Configuration Security w/ Jasypt

Learn how to secure CAS configuration settings and properties with Jasypt.

CAS 6.1.0 RC3 Feature Release

...in which I present an overview of CAS 6.1.0 RC3 release.