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From Angela Schreiber <anch...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Creating users
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2011 10:12:41 GMT


On 9/15/11 12:41 PM, Francisco Carriedo Scher wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> finally setting permissions through resource-based ACLs is achieved. Now i
> am trying to create users and test ACLs with them, but i found problems.
> First of all, creating users (that will be affected by the set ACLs for
> them) should be straight forward isn't it?

yes... jackrabbit provides user management API in it's own
extensions of the JCR API. this allow you to create users,
groups, add members to groups etc...

since access control such as defined by the JCR API deals
with principals rather than users, jackrabbit also defines
principal management API, where the default implementation
is backed by the user management.

not sure how your repository configuration looks like.
but if you have something else than the simplesecuritymanager
you should get everything for free.

angela

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