ACL permission system

Permission dialog showin inherited permissions
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Access to all contents controlled by OpenCms is optionally restricted by an elaborate user and access permission management system. This guarantees controlled access to protected areas and allows easy creation of non-public areas (e.g. extranet sites).

For every resource in OpenCms, an access control list (ACL) can be defined, allowing fine-grained control about who is allowed to access or modify the resource. ACLs of a folder can be inherited to all resources in the folder. Inherited permissions can also be overwritten on subresources if necessary.

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Latest News

  • OpenCms 10.5.4 available

    May 17, 2018 - While the Alkacon team is currently working hard on OpenCms version 11, another maintenance release 10.5.4 for OpenCms 10.5 is now ready for download, fixing some security issues. A new version of Alkacon OCEE for 10.5.4 is also available.

  • OpenCms 10.5.4 Release Notes

    May 17, 2018 - The OpenCms 10.5.4 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • OpenCms 10.5.3 available

    Oct 18, 2017 - OpenCms 10.5.3 is a maintenance release for OpenCms 10.5. This version fixes an issue introduced with the Chrome 61 update that caused problems in the positioning of UI elements. A number of other issues have also been fixed. A new version of Alkacon OCEE is also available.

  • OpenCms 10.5.3 Release Notes

    Oct 18, 2017 - The OpenCms 10.5.3 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.