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From pierounix <pierou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Custom authentication needed in Jetspeed2
Date Wed, 28 Dec 2011 10:18:57 GMT

Tnx David. Very helpful.


David Taylor-23 wrote:
> 
> 
> On Dec 22, 2011, at 6:36 AM, pierounix wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Hi all, this is my first post and my first experience with portlet too.
>> I am using Jetspeed 2 for a portlet application and I need to have my
>> custom
>> authentication (also custom roles). I have my own database for users, I'm
>> using MYSQL.
>> Can you tell me which classes exactly I have to write/modify from
>> jetspeed-security library??
> 
> Depends how tightly you want to integrate with Jetspeed security
> management. If you are going to use Jetspeed to manage your users and
> roles, then read up on providing your own security providers here:
> 
> http://portals.apache.org/jetspeed-2/devguide/atn.html
> http://portals.apache.org/jetspeed-2/devguide/atn-spi.html
> 
> If you already have your own User management system, then you will only
> need to integrate authentication and role checks. In that case follow the
> pattern of providing a custom filter and jetspeed valve to populate the
> required Jetspeed subject in the request
> 
> http://portals.apache.org/jetspeed-2/guides/guide-tomcat-sso-cross-context-j2-realm.html
> http://portals.apache.org/jetspeed-2/deployguide/config-sso.html
> 
> If you can get a subject populated in your custom filter, Jetspeed will
> make use of that subject throughout the code. We have an example of a
> custom portal filter that does not use a Login Module, see the
> configuration here (its the same as the Websphere section):
> 
> http://portals.apache.org/jetspeed-2/deployguide/guide-aggregation.html
> 
> Or, you can write your own Login Module.
> 
> 
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