OpenID Consumer Readme

   KB 20407        Last updated on 2016-02-8  

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Included in Network Edition at the following location:


- Create "openidconsumer" directory under /opt/zimbra/lib/ext

- Copy "openidconsumer.jar" to /opt/zimbra/lib/ext/openidconsumer directory

- Copy "openid4java-1.0.0.jar" to /opt/zimbra/jetty/common/lib directory

- Copy "formredirection.jsp" file to /opt/zimbra/jetty/webapps/zimbra/public directory

- Configure allowed OpenID Provider URLs for the domain:

    zmprov md <domain> +zimbraOpenidConsumerAllowedOPEndpointURL <op_endpoint_url>


      zmprov md <domain> +zimbraOpenidConsumerAllowedOPEndpointURL

- If the zimbraOpenidConsumerStatelessModeEnabled server attribute is set to FALSE (TRUE by default), setup memcached

- zmmailboxdctl restart

- To associate/link an "open id" with a user's account (to provision OpenID-based login in future) when the user is
  already logged-in into Zimbra web client, browse to:




  You should end up with a "Success" page. Essentially, this step results in the "open id" being added to account's
  zimbraForeignPrincipal attribute.

  OpenID Consumer tries to discover the OpendID Provider Endpoint URL using the user-supplied-identifier. If the
  discovery process fails to discover any endpoints then the user-supplied-identifier is assumed to be the OpenID
  Provider Endpoint URL.

- To initiate OpenID-based login (instead of the usual username/password-based login), again browse to:

Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration 8.0, 7.0 Date Created: 04/16/2014
Article ID: Date Modified: 2016-02-08

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