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From "Weaver, Scott" <Swea...@rippe.com>
Subject RE: [Contribution] Security customizer
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2003 15:40:40 GMT
Jeremy,

Would you mind logging this under Bugzilla and attach the patch there.  That way we can keep
track of new enhancements.

Thanks,
*===================================*
* Scott T Weaver                    *
* Jakarta Jetspeed Portal Project   *
* weaver@apache.org                 *
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Weaver, Scott [mailto:Sweaver@rippe.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 04, 2003 10:29 AM
> To: 'Jetspeed Developers List'
> Subject: RE: [Contribution] Security customizer
> 
> Hi Jeremy,
> 
> I will take a look at this today.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> *===================================*
> * Scott T Weaver                    *
> * Jakarta Jetspeed Portal Project   *
> * weaver@apache.org                 *
> *===================================*
> 
> 
> 
> > -----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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