SecurityΒΆ

GeoWebCache requires authentication to perform certain operations, such as reconfiguration or seeding. By default WEB-INF\users.properties looks like this:

geowebcache=secured,ROLE_ADMINISTRATOR

Change geowebcache to your desired username and secured to your password of choice. It is recommended that you use only ASCII characters.

Fine-grained control can be implemented using an external proxy or servlet filter, or within GeoWebCache by using a request filter. Advanced users who understand ACEGI may want to edit acegi-config.xml as well.

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