[security-dev] Authorization constructs in PicketLink3

Anil Saldhana Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com
Thu May 2 11:31:26 EDT 2013

Right Pete - I do mention in the thread. I was referring to users 
wanting alternative authorization mechanisms such as
that driven by Drools (as in Seam2) and maybe XACML. :)  Ideally, the 
default authz mechanism by the rbac filter
should be the permissions module.

On 05/02/2013 10:24 AM, Pete Muir wrote:
> Isn't this what the permissions module is for (API/SPI for authorisation)? I know it's not finished, but I think we have time to do that for 3.0…
> We then add things like the RBAC filter delegating to it.
> On 2 May 2013, at 16:21, Anil Saldhana <Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com> wrote:
>> That is what I meant by pluggable. But we need to be aware of
>> dependencies getting pulled into core. We
>> do not want a dependency on drools, for example, to use core. If users
>> want some particular authz stuff,
>> they should be able to pull in those dependencies.
>> I do not know yet how to get that done. ;)
>> On 05/02/2013 09:54 AM, Pedro Igor Silva wrote:
>>> Maybe something we started with PicketBox, using Drools for rule-based authz, pluggable authz managers, etc.
>>> JBoss Seam 2 also supports Drools for authorization ....
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Anil Saldhana" <Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com>
>>> To: security-dev at lists.jboss.org
>>> Sent: Thursday, May 2, 2013 11:38:40 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [security-dev] Authorization constructs in PicketLink3
>>> We have to remember the permission model work using IDM.
>>> I wonder if this filter can use pluggable authorization mechanisms, then
>>> maybe the perfect start.
>>> On 05/02/2013 09:36 AM, Pedro Igor Silva wrote:
>>>> I was looking at the org.picketlink.authentication.web.AuthenticationFilter. This class resides on core-api and we did it given some input from AG for DIGEST and BASIC authentication.
>>>> Wondering if the authz filter we did for TIMO does not fit in the same case.
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Anil Saldhana" <Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com>
>>>> To: security-dev at lists.jboss.org
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 11:42:25 AM
>>>> Subject: [security-dev] Authorization constructs in PicketLink3
>>>> Shane/Pedro - we should start discussing the constructs for
>>>> authorization in PL3.  We have a few options on the table. We need to
>>>> figure out what we need such that for PL3 users, we have some options.
>>>> Lets use this thread to figure out the various options/strategies.

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