Posts Tagged ‘access’

Creating a Custom YAML file for the Access Control Tool

In my previous post I talked about how to add service users to the YAML file exported by the AC Tool.  But what if you want to do something else that isn’t currently possible without a recompile? There may be many reasons to create a custom file, the reason I did it was to include […]

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Netcentric AC Tool – Adding Service Users to Your YAML Files

In my last post, I showed you how to create your YAML output files.  By default, these files do not contain any user information, however, the tool does give you a pretty easy way to include these by using an OSGi configuration.  The only drawback to this approach is that you can’t change it without […]

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Getting Started with the Netcentric Access Control Tool

Keeping permissions in sync across environments is an issue for most organizations.  In AEM, you can export permissions using packages but this becomes a tedious process if you need to do this on a regular basis. I won’t say that the AC Tool solves the problem completely but it’s a good place to start.  In […]

Access Web Apps is Retiring | Switch to PowerApps Now

As the retirement of Access Web Apps (AWA) nears, now is the perfect time to switch to using PowerApps. AWA offers a simple export method for converting your data to SharePoint lists, and following the few steps below, you’ll be able to get a PowerApp running on that data in minutes.   Export Your Data […]

SharePoint 2013 – Is Access 2013 the New InfoPath?

If you were at the SharePoint conference this year in Las Vegas, you probably saw the InfoPath Funeral procession through the vendor pavilion.  If not here is a clip:   We have known for quite some time Microsoft isn’t putting a large effort into InfoPath and in fact “… InfoPath 2013 is the last release […]

OpenSSO is not dead

Sun supported the open source Identity and Access Management (IAM) product called OpenSSO. It was free, easy to install, and had support through Sun.  Once Oracle completed the acquisition, they announced it was pretty much a dead product.  It didn’t take long for OpenSSO to fork the code stream and become OpenAM (Access Management).  You […]