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From Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: providing authorized access to users in repository
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2009 12:43:23 GMT

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 12:10 PM, simer anand<simer.anand88@gmail.com> wrote:
>                   After following much about JAAS tutorials and also
> implemented the Jaas Authentication part  need to know about Jaas
> Authorizations. To do this i read the Jaas Authentication part but don't
> know how to implement it to repository so that different access is to be
> provided to the the nodes depending upon users.

Currently Jackrabbit only uses JAAS for authentication. Authorization
is based on an ACL-system specified in the JCR 2.0 drafts.

You can also extend Jackrabbit with a custom authorization mechanism
(including one based on JAAS) by implementing the internal Jackrabbit
security API.


Jukka Zitting

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