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How to Integrate LDAP with AEM ?

  AEM - LDAP Integration LDAP (the   L ightweight   D irectory   A ccess   P rotocol) is used for accessing centralised directory services.  You can achieve below vital things with LDAP integration The User accounts can be synchronised between LDAP server and the AEM repository.  The AEM uses LDAP authentication  to authenticate users, with credentials being passed to the LDAP server for validation.  To improve performance, successfully validated credentials can be cached by repository, with an expire timeout. This helps reduce the effort required to manage user accounts as they can be accessed by the multiple applications.  When a user/account is removed from LDAP server validation is no longer granted & access to the AEM is denied.  The following are the AEM steps for integrating the LDAP and using it as your Single Sign On (SSO) source of truth for authenticating AEM Users. In order to have LDAP working with AEM, you need to create three OSGi configurations: An LDAP Identity Pro

AEM ACL and how they are evaluated

ACL's and how they are evaluated ? AEM Developers, Infrastructure Engineers / Dev-ops teams working in any domain regularly come across a challenge for understanding the ACL & its evaluation mechanism.  Adobe Experience Manager is designed to cater for content authoring of multiple sites by multiple content authors. Naturally, this process needs to be controlled by strict Access Control Lists (ACLs) to manage. AEM WCM uses Access Control Lists (ACLs) to organise the permissions being applied to the various pages. This article addresses in a simple way on how to understand the ACL's , its different ways,  This article covers the following - How can we read and understand the ACL.  Evaluation of user permissions.  Concurrent Permission on ACL Access Control Lists are made up of the individual permissions and are used to determine the order in which these permissions are actually applied. The list is formed according to the hierarchy of the pages under consideration. How can w