On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 7:55 PM, Nick B. [email protected] wrote:
Richard C. wrote:
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Nick B. [email protected] wrote:
this question comes up a fair bit.
Ruby moves so quickly that it’s worth asking questions frequently, as
the answers from six months ago are often obsolete
My main concern with this topic, is that I dont think I have ever seen
answered well. Its not a good sign, as it implies that you are on your
go down this route.
I think most of the Ruby/ActiveDirectory
integration issues end up directing people to the various ldap options
Net-ldap does work! But it requires that I solicit usernames and
passwords. And the “activedirectory” gem seems to be broken and
Nicely, net-ldap is being actively maintained (saw some recent
I think there is also a ruby-net-ldap which is pure ruby, and gets some
I would also look and see if anyone has built any Rack Middleware around
I looked for a way to use Rack on IIS. I didn’t find anything considered
“stable” and compatible with MRI :-/
Don’t get me started. I dont think there is anybody in the entire planet
on production windows web servers with MRI. If there was, you would
a lot more solutions out there that solve the common problems.
That said, you might want to check out IronRuby, and their solution
The best advice I often see is to deploy your app on JRuby, then take
of Java APIs that can do the integration better.
I would love to hear experiences from someone who actually has a
production application using kerberos/AD/MRI.
So would I. I would buy beers for people who can put together all the
successfully deploying Ruby web apps on windows.