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Subject [18/50] [abbrv] incubator-geode git commit: Write security features list of items [#129624161]
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:42:34 GMT
Write security features list of items [#129624161]


Branch: refs/heads/staging/docs-grant1
Commit: b37c19f1435d7f430f868ba5ec491d2168bd6b1c
Parents: 914b796
Author: Karen Miller <>
Authored: Wed Sep 7 10:26:08 2016 -0700
Committer: Karen Miller <>
Committed: Wed Sep 7 10:26:08 2016 -0700

 managing/security/ | 15 +++++++++------
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/managing/security/ b/managing/security/
index 6f37bcd..1ebf105 100644
--- a/managing/security/
+++ b/managing/security/
@@ -5,14 +5,17 @@ title:  Security Features
 Encryption, SSL secure communication, authentication, and authorization 
 features help to secure the distributed system.
-Apache Geode features:
+The features include:
--   **Single interface for all components**. one way to rule them all
--   **System-wide role-based access control**. authorization
+-   **A single security interface for all components**. The single
+authentication and authorization mechanism simplifies the security
+It views and interacts with all components in a consistent manner. 
+-   **System-wide role-based access control**.
+Roles regiment authorized operations requested by the various components.
 -   **SSL communication**. Allows configuration of connections to be 
 SSL-based, rather than plain socket connections.
 You can enable SSL separately for peer-to-peer, client, JMX, gateway senders and receivers,
and HTTP connections.
--   **Post processing of region data**. Filtering of return values for get type ops, to permit
things like masking off fields. Allows authorization callbacks to modify or filter data from
the server.
--   **Sample implementations**. Authentication and authorization sample implementations.
+-   **Post processing of region data**. Return values for operations that
+return region values may be altered, permitting the filtering of returned data.

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