Tuesday, October 20, 2015

How To install Apache Fortress with OpenLDAP

Apache Fortress™ is a standards-based access management system, written in Java, that provides role-based access control, delegated administration and password policy services with LDAP.
Included are the following components:
  •     Core - Java Access Management SDK
  •     Realm - Java EE security for Apache Tomcat
  •     Rest - HTTP protocol wrappers for the APIs
  •     Web - HTML pages for the APIs
In short Fortress implements ANSI Role-Based Access Control (INCITS 359) and has a nice Web interface: