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From Marcel Reutegger <marcel.reuteg...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: User Management support by Jackrabbit
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2008 13:06:03 GMT

the next version of the JCR specification will cover more sophisticated access
control. Jackrabbit already contains an implementation, though it is not yet
final and only available in the development trunk. See commits for


rokham wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for the reply. Do you happen to know if Jackrabbit itself has an
> internal mechanism for this. Are they planning to include it anytime soon?
> thanks
> J├╝rgen Hermann-2 wrote:
>> Hi, the obvious candidates are the Acegi Security System for Spring if you
>> need programmatic control, or the servlet security layer, which for
>> example in Tomcat can be mapped to JAAS (and thus LDAP etc).
>> All you'd have to do yourself is mapping the servlet container roles onto
>> the resource rights management (a snap with role ACLs stored within the
>> repo).
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: rokham [mailto:somebodyiknow@gmail.com] 
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 11:00 PM
>>> To: users@jackrabbit.apache.org
>>> Subject: User Management support by Jackrabbit
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm working on a large collaborative project which uses 
>>> Jackrabbit as its
>>> underlying repository. The system we're trying to develop consists of
>>> various types of users and various types of data. We're 
>>> trying to develop a
>>> user management service for the system. The general idea is 
>>> to allow various
>>> access types (read, write, copy...etc) to various groups of users.
>>> We're really hoping to use something that's already written since our
>>> project is fully OPEN-SOURCE. I was wondering whether 
>>> Jackrabbit offers such
>>> a capability at the moment or whether it's something that we 
>>> could expect to
>>> see in the near future? If not is there another layer of 
>>> application that
>>> integrates really well with Jackrabbit that serves such purposes?
>>> Any other suggestions/recommendations are much appreciated.
>>> Rokham
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