[CALUG] seeking RSA advice

Daniel Deighton ddeighton at aplura.com
Thu Jul 2 17:32:32 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 08:35 -0700, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> Daniel Deighton <ddeighton at aplura.com> wrote:
> > A client of ours uses RSA SecurID.  In general, they
> > are happy with the technology.  However, they recently switched
> > from running their own server to an appliance solution.  They
> > very much regret the decision.
> What was the technical or other reason for this switch?
> We're they decommissioning the server?  The entire OS platform?
> E.g., running on Novell eDirectory, which was being abandoned?
> I only mention it because, IMHO, RSA is a "no brainer" if you're
> already running Novell eDirectory or Sun One.  The enterprise-wide
> authentication in eDirectory and One is RSA already.

They decided to use the RSA SecurID appliance instead of running SecurID
on their own system (which needed to be replaced).  They thought the
appliance would meet their needs, but quickly discovered the


Daniel Deighton
Partner - Aplura, LLC
ddeighton at aplura.com

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