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Cocoon authentication

This article will guide you through the steps showing how to use the Authentication Framework in a Cocoon 2.2 application. Maven dependencies.Spring configuration.Sitemap.Login page and controls.Maven dependencies
You need the following dependency in your pom.xml: <dependency> <groupId>org.apache.cocoon</groupId> <artifactId>cocoon-auth-impl</artifactId> <version>1.0.0</version> </dependency>
Spring configuration
Authentication Framework has a flexible configuration based on a concepts of applications and security handlers. There can be several applications defined and running at the same that are simply independent security zones of your web application. The security details of an application are specified using a security handler. There are several implementations provided and you're free to implement your own. Here is the SimpleSecurityHandler used that takes the hardcoded credentials: <?xml version="1.0"?> …