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Liferay Portal 6 Enterprise Intranets by Jonas X. Yuan

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Summary

This chapter first introduced us to creating and managing organizations and locations. We saw how to add and manage (for example, view, search, update, deactivate, restore, delete, and impersonate) users and how to add and manage (for example, view, search, update, delete, and assign) user groups. Then it introduced integration with different authentication servers such as LDAP, CAS, NTLM, OpenID, Open SSO, and SiteMinder. Furthermore, it introduced how to manage permissions, and how to add roles and manage (for example, view, search, update, delete, and assign) roles. We learned that:

  • A resource is a base object
  • A permission is an action on a resource
  • A role is a collection of permissions. Roles can be assigned to a user, user group, community, ...

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