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

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Summary

When you started out the chapter, you had an Alfresco server that only knew about the users stored in its repository. By now, your server is not only authenticating against an external LDAP directory, but can also share a session with other web applications through the magic of Single Sign-On (SSO).

You saw some sample code for working with three of Alfresco's security services classes (AuthenticationService, AuthorityService, and PersonService) and also learned where Alfresco keeps its permission definitions (and how to extend them).

Specifically, you learned how to:

  • Install a basic OpenLDAP implementation
  • Configure Alfresco to authenticate against LDAP, including "chaining" LDAP with Alfresco authentication
  • Configure LDAP synchronization ...

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