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From "Weaver, Scott" <Swea...@rippe.com>
Subject RE: [Contribution] Security customizer
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2003 15:29:05 GMT
Hi Jeremy,

I will take a look at this today.

Thanks,

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* Scott T Weaver                    *
* Jakarta Jetspeed Portal Project   *
* weaver@apache.org                 *
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Ford [mailto:caius1440@hotmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2003 11:16 PM
> To: Jetspeed Developers List
> Subject: [Contribution] Security customizer
> 
> I have developed a security customizer that I would like to contribute
> back
> to Jetspeed.  It is based off of the PSML customizer.  I have attached a
> file with the necessary patches to integrate the security customizer as
> well
> as the new templates and code that provide the functionality.  There are
> two
> templates attached.  One allows a user to add more that one Allow to a
> security access while the other only allows one Allow per security access.
> I have seen posts on the list mentioning that multiple Allows might have
> not
> been the intention even though they are allowed via the API.  Instead, one
> should have multiple accesses with the same action.  I have provided both
> templates for either case.  If it turns out that multiple Allows should
> not
> occur, you can greatly reduce the amount of code in the java file by
> removing the unnecessary methods needed for Allows.
> 
> I will also log this in Bugzilla with the attachment.
> 
> If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know.
> 
> Jeremy Ford
> 
> How to use:
> 
> Adding a security entry
> 1) Click on "Add Security"
> 2) Enter a name for you security entry, along with title and description
> 4) Click on "Insert Security".
> 5) You will be taken back to the security update form where you can add
> security accesses
> 
> Updating a security entry
> 1) Choose a security entry and click on "Edit"
> 2) Make modifications
> 3) Click on "Update Security"
> 4) The form should not reflect your changes
> 
> Adding a Security Access
> 1) Choose a security entry and click on "Edit"
> 2) Choose the action type
> 3) Choose the type of Allow
> 4) If user or role Allow, choose appropriate value from the combo box.  If
> owner, do nothing
> 5) Click "Add Security Access"
> 6) The security access should now appear in the access list
> 
> Removing a Security Access
> 1) Choose a security entry and click on "Edit"
> 2) Choose the accesses that you wish to remove
> 3) Click on "Remove Access"
> 4) The access list should no longer have the accesses in it
> 
> Deleting a security entry
> 1) Choose a security entry and click on "Delete"
> 2) Confirm your decision
> 3) The security entry will not be in the browser


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