Re: [release] Removal of IdP component from AAA

Abhijit Kumbhare <abhijitkoss@...>


On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 1:01 PM Daniel De La Rosa <ddelarosa@...> wrote:
Hello Robert and all

Our customers are also asking about the impact of this IdP removal with respect to their use of token authentication so @Abhijit Kumbhare can we add this topic to the next TSC meeting? 


On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 10:07 AM Luis Gomez <ecelgp@...> wrote:
Hi Robert,

Can you please explain the impact of this? e.g. can we for instance change the default user admin/admin or use token authentication after this change?


> On Mar 21, 2019, at 4:50 AM, Robert Varga <nite@...> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> as part of keeping OpenDaylight infrastructure secure and relevant, we
> will be removing OAuth2 Identity Provider component from the AAA project.
> There are three technical drivers behind this decision:
> 1) current implementation is based on Apache Oltu, which has been
> terminated on March 21st, 2018 and moved to Attic:
> 2) Oltu depends on org.json/json, which has a problematic license
> (
> 3) we do not strive to be an IdP, as there are plenty solutions
> available out there.
> The details are in the tracker issue,
>, and in the removal patch,
> Should there be interest in having this functionality present, we will
> gladly accept an alternative implementation, provided it comes with at
> least a minimal commitment to support it.
> Regards,
> Robert
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