[Grok-dev] overview of how Grok handles authentication and autorization

Jan-Wijbrand Kolman janwijbrand at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 10:01:40 EST 2010

On 11/11/10 11:35 AM, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> During the Forest Sprint it became clear (as if we didn't know it alread
> :) ), that the authentication and authorization processes in Grok (ZTK)
> can quickly become confusing, epecially since quite some components
> interact.
> The day before yesterday I was trying to explain a particular
> authentication-situation we had in our application to a collegue, and I
> got frustrated by __again__ having forgot how things work exactly.
> I started an article as part of the community documentation to tries to
> explain how things work. It was very educating writing it - even if it
> is not finished yet at all. I hope it is somewhat educating for the
> readers as well...
> I'm not sure where / when the community documentation will be available
> on the grok website, but you can read the source file here:
>     http://bitbucket.org/jhsware/grok-doc/src/tip/source/auth/index.rst
> Encouragements, suggestions, critiques, questions highly appreciated!

I added a section on the PAU and SessionCredentials. Next up is how 
principals are created. But not now :)

regards, jw

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