[Baypiggies] Authkit, OpenID, Click Pass, and local accounts... aka AuthMess

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Mar 18 01:22:13 CET 2009

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009, Jeff Younker wrote:
> I'm intensely wary of using OpenID for the only authentication
> mechanism, because external authentication systems have a way
> of failing when administrators most need them.  Because of this
> admin accounts will also be able to log in through normal password
> mechanisms.

You could run your own OpenID server -- I haven't tried this myself, but
have heard this advice from other people.
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