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Authentication - Tasks

Authentication of HTTP Requests is generally a two-step process: First the credentials must be extracted from the request and second the credentials must be validated. In the case of Sling this means acquiring a JCR Session.

Extract Credentials from the Request

Login to the JCR Repository

Currently the credentials are always verified by trying to login to the JCR repository. Once an ResourceResolverFactory API has been added, the process of validating the credentials and logging in is actualy replaced by a process of requesting a ResourceResolver from the ResourceResolverFactory. Of course, the JCR Repository will still be the main underlying repository and as such be used to validate the credentials and get a JCR Session.

Rev. 1475804 by dklco on Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:45:50 +0000
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