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Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation by Pallika Majmudar, Rajesh R Avatani, Snehal Shah, Jayesh Prajapati, Munwar Shariff, Vinita Choudhary, Vandana Pal, Amita Bhandari

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Extending security permissions and roles

Out-of-the-box Alfresco supports an extensive set of permissions to provide security controls. Alfresco supports a set of roles by grouping these permissions. The security permissions and roles can be extended. However, before extending the permissions and roles, you need to evaluate and understand existing permissions and roles and justify the decision for extending them.

Default permissions

Alfresco supports a number of permissions to access the spaces, content, their properties, and so on. The following are some of the permissions for spaces:

  • ReadProperties: Read space properties
  • ReadChildren: Read the content within a space
  • WriteProperties: Update properties such as title, description
  • DeleteNode: Delete space ...

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