Future Tool: Pass-Thru Login Similar to action of a Fingerprint Reader

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  1. Cartoon Head
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    Apr 2010

    Posted 19 Oct 2010 Link to this post

    We're currently using Telerik's controls for ASP.NET, but we'll be moving to Silverlight controls very soon for a 5-year project. 

    One of the things we're tasked with is to create a single-point-of-entry interface into multiple locally installed web-based systems that all share the exact same LDAP authentication for login.  This way, the user would login once to a secured site, have their credentials verified, and then any time they want to access other systems (that all have their own login prompts), all they do is click a button and it would automatically provide the user ID and password fields and submit it using their already-verified login information.

    It occurs to us that this technology already exists.  (Some members of our team used to do this with client-server programs in the "good old days" of keystroke scripts.  Current fingerprint readers such as Upek Eikon do this on web-based forms without any issues, so we know it can be done.  Everything sits behind an https: secured site.

    We've come to trust and appreciate the fantastic tool kits provided by Telerik, and thought this would be a fantastic new tool to add to the already abundant tool box.

  2. Hristo
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    Posted 26 Oct 2010 Link to this post

    Hello Cartoon Head,

    Thank you for your feedback! We'll include your suggestions in our next internal discussion for future development plans.

    All the best,
    the Telerik team
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