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Alfresco One 5.x Developer's Guide - second edition by Jeff Potts, Benjamin Chevallereau

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Chapter 10. Security

This chapter is all about security from both an authentication and an authorization perspective. By the end of this chapter, you'll know how to configure Alfresco to authenticate against LDAP, how to set up Single Sign-On (SSO), and how to work with Alfresco's security services. Specifically, you are going to learn how to:

  • Install a basic OpenLDAP implementation
  • Configure Alfresco to authenticate against LDAP, including "chaining" LDAP with Alfresco authentication
  • Configure LDAP synchronization
  • Install and configure a popular open source SSO solution from JA-SIG called CAS
  • Establish SSO between Alfresco and two of Tomcat's sample servlets
  • Create users and groups with the Alfresco API
  • Understand the out-of-the-box permissions
  • Define ...

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