I have a server running two web applications: Gerrit and Mantis BT. Now, these applications connect to an LDAP server to authenticate users and it works fine. But the user has to authenticate for each application; I would like to allow the user to authenticate only once (possibly using Apache+LDAP) and reuse the credentials to automatically login the user in both applications.
My network architecture now:
The network architecture I want:
I don't even know what to look for on Google as I am not familiar with HTTP authentication and server administration in general. Any solution or pointers toward what I want would be appreciated.
Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS
Mantis BT 1.2.19
I want to keep Gerrit.
I can use another bug tracker if it does what I want easily.