-- NeilBrown - 30 Apr 2008
Name Web CMS Service
Description A general purpose Web Content Management System to host Informatics and research web sites on. Uses Cosign authentication, so is suitable for external collaborators via iFriend.
Unit Services
End Users Academic Staff, Research Staff, Computing Staff, Administrative Staff, Secretarial Staff, Other Staff, Research PG Students, Taught PG Students, UG Students, University Staff, External Users
Software Zope Plone Apache Cosign
Hardware Single server Dell PE 2950 with RAID1 OS and Data disks (currently cigar.inf in AT)
Risk More than Two People
Review Status University Equivalent Unsuitable
Review Details The Polopoly service wasn't available, and does not support external collaborators
Dependencies Cosign
Redundancy 2 RAID 1 containers in hardware, one for the OS disk and the other for the Data disk.
Redundant PSUs
Connection Authentication Cosign, Other
Connection Authentication Details (if Other) Still possible to authenticate to Zope via HTTP Auth, though this isn't advertised and will hopefully go away
Connection Authorization LDAP, Roles/Capabilities, Groups, Other
Connection Authorization Details (if Other) As roles and caps are not supported by iFriend users yet, an .htgroup file is used for some sites. Plone itself then has further authorisation.
Connection Configuration Management LCFG
Connection Configuration Management Details (if Other)

Connection Visibility World
Connection Visibility Details (if Other)

Connection Supported Clients Any web browser supporting Cookies.
Connection Client Configuration nothing special
Backend Authentication Cosign
Backend Authentication Details (if Other)

Backend Authorization Other
Backend Authorization Details (if Other) Plone has its own access groups, configured by the sites owner.
Backend Configuration Management Other
Backend Configuration Management Details (if Other) Via Plone's web interface.
User Feature Authentication

User Feature Authentication Details (if Other)

User Feature Authorization

User Feature Authorization Details (if Other)

User Feature Configuration Management Other
User Feature Configuration Management Details (if Other)

Link to End User Documentation http://plone.org/documentation
Link to Technical Documentation https://wiki.inf.ed.ac.uk/DICE/ServicesUnitPloneWCMSManagement
Miscellaneous Comments Still need to produce Informatics tailored docs.
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