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Subject [jira] Closed: (JS2-133) Supporting multiple security handlers of one type
Date Sat, 23 Oct 2004 19:07:27 GMT
Message:

   The following issue has been closed.

   Resolver: David Le Strat
       Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 12:06 PM

I am closing this issue. The security framework is in place.  Embedding of LDAP should be
a different issue and has to be prioritized in context  to J2's release.

I started to explore eve (http://incubator.apache.org/directory/subprojects/eve/index.html).
 Embedding eve would require quite a bit of work and the project still seem fairly young.
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View the issue:
  http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JS2-133

Here is an overview of the issue:
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        Key: JS2-133
    Summary: Supporting multiple security handlers of one type
       Type: New Feature

     Status: Closed
   Priority: Major
 Resolution: FIXED

    Project: Jetspeed 2
 Components: 
             Security
   Fix Fors:
             2.0-dev/cvs
   Versions:
             2.0-dev/cvs

   Assignee: 
   Reporter: David Le Strat

    Created: Sun, 3 Oct 2004 5:15 PM
    Updated: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 12:06 PM

Description:
Security handlers were introduced in J2 to provide an SPI layer to the security composite
services.

It could be very benefitial for J2 to support multiple security handler of one type.

For instance, the UserSecurityHandler(s) are used to provide user principal resolution.  A
UserSecurityProvider layer can be introduced to allow support for multiple UserSecurityHandler(s).
 J2 can then expose to the portal users mapping to an RDBMS store as well as an LDAP store,
therefore exposing an aggregate user base from multiple backing stores.

This issue will implement multiple handlers support for user security and credentials.


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