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Security Guide


This section provides an understanding of GigaSpaces XAP Security, where it fits in the GigaSpaces architecture, which components can be secured, and how to configure and customize the security depending on your application security requirements. XAP Security provides comprehensive support for securing your data, services, or both. XAP provides a set of authorities granting privileged access to data, and for performing operations on services.


Overview
XAP Security provides comprehensive support for securing your data, services, or both. XAP provides a set of authorities granting privileged access to data, and for performing operations on services.

Concepts
Authentication, Encryption, Authenticity Validation, and Managing users and roles

Authorities
System, Grid, Space and Monitor authorities

Configuration
Configurations and defaults

Directory Management
User and Role directory API

Default File Based Security
XAP provides a default security implementation. The implementation uses a local file to store the users and roles.

Securing Components
GigaSpaces XAP has security built over the major server components- GSA, GSM, GSC and also Processing Unit with Space data. This section explains how security relates to each component and the configurations needed to securing your application.

Custom Security
Customize security to meet your application requirements

Spring Security Bridge
Declarative Spring-based custom security bridge

Administration
This section explains the administration tools for managing XAP. The GUI provides a handy management tool for managing the users and roles, and comprehensive manageability of the secured components in the system.

Hello World example
Securing the hello world example.