4 Replies Latest reply: Apr 23, 2013 4:44 PM by SridharN RSS

    Single authentication for all applications in the workspace.

    SridharN
      Hello experts,

      Our apex currently has LDAP authentication scheme. We have many applications within the workspace. We are looking for a way to have one authentication scheme defined for all the applications so that user doesn't have to enter username/password for each application. How can I share my LDAP authentication scheme for multiple applications.

      Your suggestions are greatly appreciated.

      Thanks
      S
        • 1. Re: Single authentication for all applications in the workspace.
          Denes Kubicek
          Edit the authentication scheme in all of your applications and set the SSO Cookie to the same name (whatever you choose). If the authentication scheme is the same, after logging into one of your applications you should be able to automatically get access to any other.

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          • 2. Re: Single authentication for all applications in the workspace.
            Cho bon
            Hi, S,
            When a user open applications under the same workspace, these applications share the same session, i.e. once authenticated in one application, no need to do it again and can go through among applications without difuculty.

            But, if your applications located in different workspaces, the situation will be quite different.
            • 3. Re: Single authentication for all applications in the workspace.
              Kiran Pawar
              Hello Sridhar,

              >
              SridharN wrote:

              Our apex currently has LDAP authentication scheme. We have many applications within the workspace. We are looking for a way to have one authentication scheme defined for all the applications so that user doesn't have to enter username/password for each application. How can I share my LDAP authentication scheme for multiple applications.
              >

              I found this nice step by step solution for your problem (which is using solution mentioned by @Denes i.e. using Session Cookie):

              http://apps2fusion.com/at/64-kr/413-maintaining-authentication-between-apex-applications

              Here is one good proven solution mentioned in book Pro Oracle Application Express - Chapter 13 :

              http://my.safaribooksonline.com/book/databases/oracle/9781590598276/chapter-13-ldap-and-single-sign-on/ldap_and_single_sign-on

              Regards,
              Kiran
              • 4. Re: Single authentication for all applications in the workspace.
                SridharN
                This is very helpful information. I have been searching for this solution here and there and looking into the books. This gives me exactly what I am looking for.

                Thanks
                S