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Added by daigle about 12 years ago

change generic authentication properties from ldap.* to auth.*

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docs/user/metacatconfigure.html
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  following properties appropriately:</p>
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  <ul>
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    <li>ldap.administrators - a colon separated list of administrators</li>
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    <li>ldap.url - the LDAP server url</li>
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    <li>ldap.surl - the LDAP secure server url</li>  
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    <li>auth.administrators - a colon separated list of administrators</li>
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    <li>auth.url - the authenication server url</li>
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    <li>auth.surl - the authentication secure server url</li>  
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  </ul>
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  <p>Save the metacat.properties file and start Tomcat.</p>
docs/user/properties.html
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    <div class="index-entry"><a href="#application.metacatVersion">Application Values</a></div>
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    <div class="index-entry"><a href="#database.connectionURI">Database Values</a></div>
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    <div class="index-entry"><a href="#auth.class">Authorization Values</a></div>
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    <div class="index-entry"><a href="#ldap.administrators">LDAP Values</a></div>
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    <div class="index-entry"><a href="#auth.administrators">Authentication Values</a></div>
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    <div class="index-entry"><a href="#xml.saxparser">XML/EML Values</a></div>    
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  <a name="GlobalMetacatProperties"></a><h1>Global Metacat Properties - (metacat.properties) </h1>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Set Method: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text">Manual</p>
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    <p class="property-text">Configuration Utility</p>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Description: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text"> The class that is used for user authentication.  Currently,
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    only the AuthLdap class is included in the Metacat distribution, but it is possible
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    for an admin to implement other authentication strategies by implementing a Java
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    class that extends the AuthInterface interface and rebuilding Metacat.</p>
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    class that extends the AuthInterface interface and rebuilding Metacat.  Change this to 
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    be the fully qualified class name of your custom authentication mechanism.</p>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Example: </h2> 
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  <br>
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  <a name="ldap.administrators"></a><h1 class="property-main"> ldap.administrators </h1>
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  <a name="auth.administrators"></a><h1 class="property-main"> auth.administrators </h1>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Default Value: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text">(none)</p>
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    <p class="property-text">cn=yourgroup,o=NCEAS,dc=ecoinformatics,dc=org</p>
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  </div>  
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  <a name="ldap.url"></a><h1 class="property-main"> ldap.url </h1>
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  <a name="auth.url"></a><h1 class="property-main"> auth.url </h1>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Default Value: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text">ldap://ldap.ecoinformatics.org:389/</p>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Description: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text"> The url of the ldap server that Metacat
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    <p class="property-text"> The url of the server that Metacat
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    should use for authentication.</p>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <p class="property-text">ldap://ldap.ecoinformatics.org:389/</p>
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  </div> 
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  <a name="ldap.surl"></a><h1 class="property-main"> ldap.surl </h1>
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  <a name="auth.surl"></a><h1 class="property-main"> auth.surl </h1>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Default Value: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text">ldap://ldap.ecoinformatics.org:389/</p>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Description: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text"> The url of the ldap server that Metacat
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    <p class="property-text"> The url of the server that Metacat
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    should use for  secure authentication.</p>
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  </div>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <p class="property-text">ldap://ldap.ecoinformatics.org:389/</p>
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  </div>   
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  <a name="ldap.allowedSubmitters"></a><h1 class="property-main"> ldap.allowedSubmitters </h1>
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  <a name="auth.allowedSubmitters"></a><h1 class="property-main"> auth.allowedSubmitters </h1>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Default Value: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text">(none)</p>
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    <p class="property-text">uid=youruser,o=NCEAS,dc=ecoinformatics,dc=org</p>
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  </div>   
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  <a name="ldap.deniedSubmitters"></a><h1 class="property-main"> ldap.deniedSubmitters </h1>
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  <a name="auth.deniedSubmitters"></a><h1 class="property-main"> auth.deniedSubmitters </h1>
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  <div class="property-description-line">
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    <h2 class="property-inline"> Default Value: </h2> 
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    <p class="property-text">(none)</p>
docs/user/metacatinstall-backup.html
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      </td>
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    </tr>
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    <tr>
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      <td><a name="ldap.url">ldapUrl</td>
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      <td><a name="auth.url">auth.url</td>
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      <td>URL to the LDAP server. The LDAP server is used in the default
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          authentication module to authenticate and identify users of the
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          system.  To participate in the KNB network, you should leave this at

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