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From Anuj Bhatia <anujbha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: trying to setup resource-based ACLs
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2014 06:15:39 GMT
Hi Hiral,

If the 'user' variable has the user Id as a String, you could try the
following to get the Principal:

JackrabbitSession js = (JackrabbitSession) session;
UserManager userMgr = session.getUserManager();
Authorizable user = userMgr.getAuthorizable(userId);
Principal principal = user.getPrincipal();

You can then use the principal object with AccessControlUtils.

Hope this helps.
Anuj



On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Hiral Matalia <Hiral.Matalia@bjss.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am quite new to Jackrabbit.
> I am trying to set "ALL" Privileges for the user who is creator/owner of the node.
> Using Resource based ACL.
> I understand that I need to have Principal for that user.
> I got below code snippet
>
> JackrabbitSession js = (JackrabbitSession) session;
>         PrincipalManager pMgr = js.getPrincipalManager();
>         Principal principal = pMgr.getPrincipal(user);
>
>         AccessControlUtils.addAccessControlEntry(session,
>                 resNode.getPath(),
>                 principal,
>                 new String[] { Privilege.JCR_ALL },
>                 true);
>     }
>
> In above user is username , say testUser.
> I am getting Principal as null :(
> I am not sure what am I missing here, what do I need to do with PrincipalManger to get
Principal for particular user who is creator/owner.
>
> Any pointers or help is really appreciated.
>
> Thanks !
> Hiral
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