SSSD publicity problem

Robyn Bergeron robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 17:36:31 UTC 2010


On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at redhat.com> wrote:
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>> I'm trying to figure out how to do a little PR around the SSSD (the
>> System Security Services Daemon). I've been tracking mentions of it
>> around the web with Google Alerts and in the last few weeks, there have
>> been several dozen hits... all in the Ubuntu context -_-
>>
>> So I'm looking for advice on how to draw attention to the fact that this
>> is a Fedora project. And moreover, works better on Fedora, since we have
>> authconfig making setup a breeze.
>>
>> The SSSD is an advertised Feature for Fedora 13:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_13_Talking_Points#System_Security_Services_Daemon_.28SSSD.29
>>
>> My main concern is that most of the chatter that Google Alerts has been
>> picking up have been leading back to blogs written about the Ubuntu
>> package of SSSD (which is an older version than what is available in
>> Fedora and also has no UI for configuring it).
>
> Ok lets look at the following:
> 1) What does it do?
> 2) How does it work?
> 3) Why should I be excited about it?
> 4) Can we make a video that shows this all to put up on the tubes somewhere.

A video would be tooooooootally cool.

>
>
>> I've written the occasional blog post about SSSD, but they don't seem to
>> get picked up and reprinted in nearly as many places as the Ubuntu blogs
>> do. I'd really like for us to find a way to clue people in that the SSSD
>> is, first and foremost, a Fedora project.
>>
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>> Stephen Gallagher
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