Problem with logging to community.kde.org
imalchow at kde.org
Tue Mar 8 11:41:44 UTC 2016
Am Dienstag, 8. März 2016, 12:33:41 CET schrieb Pali Rohár:
> On Tuesday 08 March 2016 11:26:21 Ingo Malchow wrote:
> > Am Dienstag, 8. März 2016, 11:15:48 CET schrieb Pali Rohár:
> > > On Tuesday 08 March 2016 10:37:30 Ingo Malchow wrote:
> > > > Hi Pali,
> > > >
> > > > openid was disabled and as such your user account has no password
> > > > assigned.
> > > > That is the reason why your login does not work.
> > > > You have 2 options: Either you login with phabricator, set up a new
> > > > account
> > > > and ask me to merge this one with your former one.
> > > > Or you want me to set up a temporary password so you can link your old
> > > > account and change the password afterwards.
> > >
> > > So, there is kde identity account which is used for logging into
> > > phabricator. Which means that identity password is used also for
> > > phabricator. But for wiki is needed another new account+password and
> > > cannot be reused either one from kde identity nor from phabricator?
> > >
> > > I thought that some SSO mechanism (e.g. identity.kde.org) is used also
> > > for wiki and I tried somehow logging into it...
> > >
> > > So if I need separate account + password for wiki, can you reset
> > > password for that my existing account Pali?
> > This is indeed the case, there is no need for another password in normal
> > case. But to keep old accounts we need to ensure they can be used.
> > Passwords are not shared via ldap (identity). And Openid or OAuth does
> > neither. All it does is offer a central login with which you can
> > authenticate against other sites. The drawback is, once you offer a new
> > login, you need to find workarounds. Like in your case ;)
> > However, i will set a temporay password on your account, and mail it
> > separately in private. And please change it soon after the login finished.
> > Regards,
> Logging working now fine... But I'm still confused. At second login it
> does not ask me for wiki password, why?
The password was only needed for merging your old account with the new login.
Once that was done, phabricator can now handle it on its own.
Note, those issues only arise with former existing openid accounts. Plain
mediawiki accounts already have a password and can easily be merged. Same for
old identity logins.
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