LDAP passwords can now be auto-filled on Okta SSO with Nightly

Monica Chew mmc at mozilla.com
Wed Mar 18 23:46:07 UTC 2015


CONGRATS!! I am really looking forward to it!

Monica

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:10 PM, Matthew Noorenberghe <
mnoorenberghe at mozilla.com> wrote:

> BCC: all-moco-mofo
>
> Hello all,
>
> As many of you are probably aware, Okta, our SSO provider actively
> prevents Firefox's password manager from auto-filling saved LDAP
> credentials into their login form (bug 1105331
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1105331>) which can make
> the experience less than ideal.
>
> As part of the 2015 Firefox password manager initiative and our increasing
> user agency, changes have been implemented in Nightly
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1120129> (on desktop and
> Android starting tomorrow) to allow auto-filling of saved passwords to work
> on mozilla.okta.com as an initial testcase for site-specific overrides.
> We will eventually use similar techniques on other sites as we have more
> experience with this mechanism.
>
> If you encounter any issues, you can file a bug in Toolkit::Password
> Manager
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Toolkit&component=Password%20Manager>.
> The passwords-dev mailing list
> <https://mail.mozilla.org/listinfo/passwords-dev> is a good venue for
> discussion.
>
> Thanks,
> Matthew Noorenberghe (:MattN)
> Firefox Engineer
>
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