13.1. Overview

The designer of an application, together with the system administrator of the system, should define security for an application. Choices made by developers and administrators may have impact on system performance.

Even though user authentication and creation are normally administrative tasks, we will briefly discuss them here, as these tasks may have an impact on defining security for different types of clients and users in your application.

You may also have to integrate with, or even develop, a user registration application for Web users.

For a detailed description of Domino’s system security and authentication features, refer to the redbook Lotus Notes and Domino R5.0 Security Infrastructure Revealed, SG24-5341.

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