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

Christopher Karlof ckarlof at mozilla.com
Wed Mar 18 23:51:21 UTC 2015


enjoy it while you still can, mmc.

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:46 PM, Monica Chew <mmc at mozilla.com> wrote:

> 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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