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Friday, September 15 • 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Securing Solr: Tips and Tricks and Things You Really Ought to Know
As of release 5.2, Solr comes out-of-the-box with both authentication and authorization APIs, allowing you to define users, roles and permissions, using the RuleBasedAuthorizationPlugin and the BasicAuthPlugin. That's the good news. The not-as-good-news is that these plug-ins, while powerful, are a bit counter-intuitive when it comes to configuration. Thus we took it upon ourselves to spend some quality time with the Solr security architecture and understand a) just how this framework operates; and b) to identify it's various idiosyncrasies. To that end, we've compiled a handy list of things to keep in mind when setting up and/or managing your Solr security.

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Kevin Cowan

Search Engineer, Lucidworks
Despite being an English/Sociology Major in college, I have actually worked in technology most of my life. I began writing programs in BASIC in the 70's and 80's, and then started writing in HTML and JavaScript in the 90s. I started writing enterprise-class software in 1998, and have... Read More →

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Friday September 15, 2017 2:50pm - 3:30pm
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