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From Karl Wright <>
Subject Re: SOLVED (was: Re: ManifoldCF + Alfresco + Solr security filtering problem)
Date Sat, 02 Dec 2017 14:50:43 GMT
That's not what you are supposed to do.  It really does sound like there's
a misalignment between the Alfresco authority connector and the Alfresco
authorization model.  Let's see if we can fix this.


On Sat, Dec 2, 2017 at 5:50 AM, Phillip Rhodes <>

> OK, got it.  I went back and re-read the chapter from the MCF in
> Action book on all this and poked around in the code for the
> AuthorityServlet and finally realized that the list of tokens returned
> is the union of the set returned by all the different authorities in
> play.  And I had seen before that the Null authority returns a token
> of the form
> TOKEN:Domain:username
> so I added a Null authority to my MCF setup and now testuser1 sees all
> 72 documents, but a fictitious user sees only the 65 that are public.
> So in that regard, this is working.
> I'm not sure if this is what you're *supposed* to do or not though.
> So if anyone could shed any more light on this, it would be
> appreciated.
> I have another, semi-related question, but I'll post it in another
> thread.  And probably later, it's bed-time here.  :-)
> Phil

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