[racktables-users] Re: Tagging users

  • From: "Tyler J. Wagner" <tyler@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: racktables-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:40:37 +0000

On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 11:36 +0000, James Osbourn wrote:
> I have come to an environment where we are using rack tables and have found 
> it to be an interesting application.
> We are using ldap authentication from and AD domain and I have been asked to 
> setup security to grant different groups of users access to different object 
> for read and editing purposes.
> From what I have read I can great 2 tags one for the users and one for the 
> object and then I can grant permissions to user in the users tag to the 
> object in the object tag.
> However, I cannot see any way to tag users who are not defined locally in the 
> database.  Am I getting this right or is there a different way to achieve 
> this.


You are doing the same thing I am. As far as I know, you must create the
users locally, and tag them. You can still use LDAP auth to authenticate
them, and then it uses the matching local user's tags to determine


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