[Openvas-discuss] Ideas and wishes for future improvements of OpenVAS

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Thu May 24 11:47:41 CEST 2007

On Wednesday 23 May 2007 16:53, Lmwangi wrote:
> I would love to replace the authentication front end.  Personally, I feel
> like its a mess.... In my opinion, we should replace it with something
> similar to courier's Authdaemond. (We don't have to create a separate
> authentication daemon, Maybe a plugin architecture....?) Courier is
> abstracted from the password storage backends (SQL,LDAP,PAM). This ranks
> high up there for me..

I do not know courier's Authdeamond. Are you talking about something like
some people call "single sign on"? How exactly do you expect the authentication
workflow to work?

>  Maybe we can also allow authentication over ssh-agent....

Not sure about practicability, complexity and gains?


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