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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: "fine-grained entitlements" within Archiva
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2009 23:40:21 GMT
Hi Dave,

Sorry, this feature isn't included yet. You can vote/watch MRM-270 if  
you like.


On 11/03/2009, at 8:08 AM, Dave McLoughlin wrote:

> We are using Archive to manage a set of repositories and we've hit a
> snag.  We allow teams to store "commercial" artifacts into one of the
> repositories but we are concerned about possible licensing  
> implications.
> If the product equires a separate license key, there is no problem.   
> But
> if the ommercial binaries do not have that ability, then we are
> wondering if here is a way to implement "fine-grained entitlements"
> within Archiva. We have not seen anything in the user management space
> other than "coarse-grained roles".
> The only way that we have found to do this would be to create a  
> separate
> repository for each group that has a set of commercial binaries that
> they need to build against.  We'd rather not take this approach  
> because
> (1) it reduces the reuse of maven and really defeats the purpose of
> having shared binaries and (2) we are concerned that it will not scale
> to 500-2000 repositories.
> Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated,
> Dave McLoughlin

Brett Porter

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