The Java portlet standard defines a simple security scheme using portlet roles and their mapping to portal roles. On top of this, Liferay provides a fine-grained permissions system that you can use to implement access security in your portlets. Here, you’ll find an overview of the standard Java security system, Liferay’s permission system, and you’ll learn how to use them in your own portlets.
This section’s tutorials cover the following topics:
Using Portal Roles in a Portlet
Adding Permissions to Resources
Adding and Deleting Resources
Exposing the Permission Interface to Users
Creating a Custom Action Key