[Libreoffice-qa] Moztrap OpenID support - go for testing!

Yi Fan Jiang yfjiang at suse.com
Wed Nov 14 21:52:03 PST 2012

Hi Terry,

Don't worry about the delay :)

I wasn't aware of problems could be brought of the underscore. However can I confirm the
actual OpenID you are using again because I have never seen an OpenID looks like
lo_id at iseries-guru.com. AFAIK the OpenID should be a requestable *URL*. Otherwise did I
misunderstand anything? Thanks!

Best wishes,

>>> Terrence Enger <tenger at iseries-guru.com> 11/15/12 7:15 AM >>>

I am sorry for the long delay.  I lost my internet connection.  It is
back now, and I have tons of catching up to do.  Sigh.


I have been in touch with my OpenID provider, and they have fixed one mistake that I made in setting it up, writing ...

On Fri, 2012-10-26 at 12:08 -0400, Les via RT wrote:
> Hi Terrence,
> Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
> Can you try it now?
> Underscores in CNAMEs for your account needed to be enabled via the PREFERENCES link on the left hand side.
> This was off by default. 
> This has been enabled for you, and we changed the TTL to force a reload of
> the zone. 
> It works now:

However, when I try to sign on, my message is ...

    OpenID failed

    OpenID discovery error: Error fetching XRDS document: (28,
    'connect() timed out!')

Could the underscore be causing a problem at your end, I wonder?

Suggestions welcome.


On Thu, 2012-10-11 at 07:20 -0600, Yi Fan Jiang wrote:
> Hi Terry,
> Thanks for trying out!
> Yes you are right, it is probably caused by the id provided. 
> AFAIK, the OpenID does not typically use email address as and identifier, 
> though it has not define a restricted way to how an id should look like :)
> Are you sure your mail provider is an openid provider as well? In that case
> you may checkout help from the service provider. (I didn't search out 
> relevant information  yet..)
> In addition, the OpenID is distributed everywhere and you can get more
> description here:
> http://openid.net/get-an-openid/
> It actually spent me some time to understand how they exactly work. But I think to
> use it, just keep in mind your email address is usually NOT your OpenID, instead
> the provider often used a uniform way( a url either with or without "username")
> to define an OpenID like what you quoted :)
> Best wishes,
> Yifan
> >>> Terrence Enger <tenger at iseries-guru.com> 10/11/12 8:13 PM >>>
> On Thu, 2012-10-11 at 03:43 -0600, Yi Fan Jiang wrote:
> > Hey people,
> > 
> > I have brought OpenID to Moztrap this week, the following is the test
> page for login:
> > 
> > http://vm12.documentfoundation.org/openid/login/
> > 
> > Login example:
> > 
> >   Google user:       https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/id
> >   Yahoo user:         https://me.yahoo.com
> >   Wordpress user: $your_username.wordpress.com
> >   ....
> My attempt to login as lo_id at iseries-guru.com failed with message
>     OpenID discovery error: HTTP Response status from identity URL
>     host is not 200. Got status 401
> Does this mean I have mistyped my id?  I have never used it before;
> the forum login page only offers icons for a finite set of id
> providers.
> Terry.

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