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JBoss Portal Server Development by Ramanujam Rao

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Chapter 9. Portal Security

The features and functionality provided by portals and portlets are a lot more effective in enterprise environments when they are accompanied by fine-grained access controls and security. Portals provide personalized access to content, applications, and functionality. Hence, security has to be custom tailored to meet the needs of the users, while providing a secure functional platform.

Security in JBoss portal includes user authentication and authorization, portlet security, encryption support, management of users and controls, and WebServices security for remote portlets.

In this chapter, we will discuss each one of these options, illustrate the steps for configuring them, and review some of the best practices for ensuring ...

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