Follow the README-QUICKSTART.html document in the root folder of the download package for instructions to install and use Fortress IAM.
Platforms supported are Redhat, Debian and Windows with others (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, OS X, ...) available on request.
Fortress is a standards-based and open source IAM system that provides ANSI RBAC (INCITS 359) management and enforcement capabilities to networked applications and systems.
The last paper in this series described an approach to enforce security policy within Apache Wicket applications using a Fortress Tomcat security realm. It prescribes the use of Fortress for Java EE and Spring security and introduces basic RBAC concepts of roles and permissions.
The last paper in this series described an approach to enforce security policy within Apache Wicket applications using Jetty user policy file. It prescribes the use of Java EE and Spring security.
This paper describes an approach that may be used to enforce security policy within Apache Wicket applications. It prescribes the use of Java EE and Spring security. There is a sample program to illustrate these concepts here: https://github.com/shawnmckinney/wicketsecurity
Follow these steps to embed the Fortress Java API into applications running inside Spring Container.
Fortress provides a full ANSI RBAC compliant management and enforcement system that builds on existing open source applications like OpenLDAP and Apache Tomcat. It is designed to be both simple to implement and cost effective to maintain.