CKAN Modifications and Extension

CKAN serves as central repository for all CENDARI content. It directly functions as the backend for the CENDARI REST API. Some modifications to the database have been made.

Todo

Actually provide the specifications of the DB changes.

Shibboleth Authentication

The CKAN web interface is integrated into the CENDARI authentication mechanism through the CKAN plugin CKAN plugin “cendari”. A pure Shibboleth plugin was also developed by CENDARI, but is no longer in use: CKAN plugin “dariahshibboleth”.