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JBoss Portal Server Development by Ramanujam Rao

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Identity management

Identity management is dealing with issues such as provisioning of users, user profile, lost passwords, password resets, and so on, for the portal platform.

Identity in JBoss portal can be managed in a couple of ways:

  • Using Identity Portlets: For most scenarios, this is the one that you are most likely to use.
  • Using Identity Management API: This is largely used for advanced configurations and added flexibility.

Managing users using admin console

One of the easiest ways to manage users is to use the JBoss portal server admin console. We talked about this before when we talked about role management.

To use this, we go back to the Members tab of the admin console, when we are logged in as admin.

In the User Management tab, we can create ...

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