[Deploying Sakai] Sakai role system 101

Sam Ottenhoff ottenhoff at longsight.com
Thu May 15 09:23:53 PDT 2014

It is custom.  Steve wrote up a good page here:

Sites have realms; realms contain roles; roles contain permissions.

Sites also contain groups; groups have their own realm; realms contain
roles; roles contain permissions.

What specific questions do you have about Sakai's role-based access control?

On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Kurosch Petzold <
kurosch.petzold at fu-berlin.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> is there any detailed documentation available for the role system used in
> Sakai. I know it is Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) but there is hardly
> any information about any specifics how it is implemented or whether it
> uses RBAC96, NIST model, another model or a custom model.
> I would really appreciate any help as I need to document how the complete
> role system works for my thesis and it would help us expand our IT
> proceedings documentation.
> Best regards,
> Kurosch
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