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GateIn Cookbook by Piergiorgio Lucidi, Luca Stancapiano, Ken Finnigan

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Chapter 4. Managing Portal Users

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Managing users
  • Managing groups
  • Assigning users to groups
  • Integrating with an existing LDAP store
  • Setting an automatic membership after user creation
  • Adding a custom field in the user profile
  • Integrating with Web SSO
  • Integrating with SPNEGO for Desktop SSO

Introduction

In this chapter, we will consider how to manage authorities for the portal.

An authority in the security model can be an object instance related to a single user or a group. An authority can have different types of permissions in the portal context aimed at providing security for accessing specific contents.

We will see how to apply permissions on portal contents for any authority type.

We will also look at how to configure the ...

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