Okay - I have extremely limited knowledge of web stuff. I want to use Discourse to replace an existing mailing list - having LDAP logins working would make it a home run.
The trouble is that with my limited knowledge of all of the technologies involved (I am much more comfortable with embedded systems than web) I don’t even know how to start. I know that Discourse includes omniauth functionality, I know that there’s an LDAP plugin (module? script? what’s the right word?) for omniauth. What I can’t figure out is how to glue all these things together to make something work. A lot of the results from my extended googling are old or not terribly edifying to someone with my level of knowledge.
Can anyone point me at a good ‘ground up’ resource for understanding what goes into this? Even a rough, high-level overview of the process would help (I can’t even figure out how to do things to Discourse because it’s in a Docker container?). I feel pretty helpless and don’t know what I should be reading to get less helpless.