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User story #5974

If the ldap server is unavailable, there is no way to connect

Added by Benoît PECCATTE over 5 years ago. Updated about 3 years ago.

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Rejected
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N/A
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Web - UI & UX
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Description

In an ideal case, all the infrastructure is manager by Rudder (including the authentication server).
If the authentication server fails, you can't connect on Rudder. However, you may need to do so to repair the authentication server.

To avoid it we should have a way to fallback authentication to a locally defined admin user.

#1

Updated by Benoît PECCATTE almost 5 years ago

  • Category set to Web - UI & UX
  • Target version set to Ideas (not version specific)
#2

Updated by Alexis MOUSSET about 3 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to User story

It is always possible to change rudder-users.xml temporarily to add an admin user, this is not really a bug.

#3

Updated by François ARMAND about 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Rejected

Since Rudder 3.2.0, we have the possibility to define a root password not linked to LDAP or the user file with "rudder.auth.admin.login" in the webapp properties file. I think it fullfill the requirement here. I'm closing that ticket.

#4

Updated by François ARMAND about 3 years ago

Also, since Rudder 3.2, you can give several auth method in an ordered list, so that if LDAP fails, the next one is tried.

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