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R/ABAC Apache Fortress

Apache FORTRESS is a standards-based authorization system, that provides role-based access control, delegated administration and password policy services using an LDAP backend.

What’s in it?

Included are the following components:

  • Core - Java Authorization SDK

  • Realm - Java EE security for Apache Tomcat

  • Rest - HTTP protocol wrappers for the APIs using Apache CXF

  • Web - HTML pages and framework for the APIs using Apache Wicket

It’s released under terms of the Apache License 2.0.

How Does It Work?

The source is managed by Apache’s GIT repo:

Where To Find It?

Apache Fortress is a Role-Based Access Control security system. It uses a directory server to store the information about users, roles, permissions, etc. Out-of-the-box it supports either ApacheDS or OpenLDAP servers but works with any LDAPv3 compliant system.

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