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From David Sean Taylor <da...@bluesunrise.com>
Subject Re: [J2] Subsite Isolation/Partitioning Profling
Date Tue, 25 Jan 2005 17:54:45 GMT
Randy Watler wrote:
> I have implemented a new feature in the PageManager to leverage use of the
> "navigation" profiling rule to provide subsite isolation/partitioning. I
> have also extended the J2 demo site to add a subsite. While not related to
> subsites per se, this example also has two users associated with it to
> demonstrate a handy profiling technique that can be used to specify default
> pages for users with multiple roles.
> 
> Login and subsite/subsite or subsite2/subsite2 to navigate to the subsite.
> Note that you will be deposited in different default pages depending on the
> user's profiling rule and that the global navigation elements from the root
> directory are not included in the subsite. The content for this subsite is
> located in ../WEB-INF/pages/__subsite-root, (note that subsites will always
> be denoted by the "__" prefix). See the remaining configuration details in
> populate-userinfo-for-default-psml.sql.
> 
> Security configuration is not partitioned and is still controlled globally
> by the principal configurations in the security DB tables and the
> /page.security file. Consequently, a principle will have to have view
> permissions on "/" in order to view the subsite. We can consider
> partitioning the security infomation per site if it seems appropriate in the
> future... I did not see the immediate value in attempting this at this point
> without input from others.
> 
> No doubt the subsite profiling and related security issues may need tuning
> as they are used. Feedback is always welcome!
> 
> Randy
> 
You should probably make this announcement to Jetspeed User list too, 
but perhaps AFTER we have more documentation on it....

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David Sean Taylor
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