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From Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Confused about checking permissions
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2005 10:38:33 GMT
On 10/13/05, Martin Perez <mpermar@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, but AccessManager is jackrabbit-dependent, no? i.e. is not part of the
> spec.

correct. access control management has been intentionally left out in
version 1.0 of the spec. version 2.0 (jsr 283,
http://jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=283)
will address access control management as well as other areas that have
been omitted in version 1.0.

cheers
stefan

>
> Thanks.
>
> On 10/13/05, Stefan Guggisberg <stefan.guggisberg@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 10/13/05, Martin Perez <mpermar@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi.
> > >
> > > I have to implement a security layer over my jackrabbit based
> > repository.
> > > I'm confused about how could be done. What's the purpose of the
> > > checkPermission session's method ? Yes, it's clear that you can check
> > > permissions, but how can those permissions can be set on jackrabbit?
> > >
> > > Is actually using an AccessManager the only way to implement node-access
> > > security under jackrabbit?
> >
> > well that's exactly the idea of the AccessManager interface. by
> > implementing
> > AccessManager you can provide your own access control mechanism.
> >
> > cheers
> > stefan
> >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Martin
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>

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