Object Privileges

Up until this point, we’ve been discussing system privileges—OracleAS Portal privileges like creating or editing pages or modifying users. The other set of privileges incorporated in OracleAS Portal involves object privileges, the ability to view a portlet or modify an existing item. The key to understanding object privileges is understanding the concepts of hierarchies and inheritance.

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FIGURE 10-6 The Create Group page of the Oracle Identity Management Self-Service Console

OracleAS Portal portlets do not exist in isolation. Every portlet you develop must be associated with something called a provider. An OracleAS Portal Provider ...

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