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Implementing a CMS Authentication Mechanism

Suppose you want to impose an authentication step for all users who want to edit documents in the Oxygen XML Web Author. This is usually required when the CMS needs authentication before granting access to a file. The Oxygen XML Web Author provides both a server-side and client-side API that allows you to implement such a mechanism.

CMS Authentication Mechanism

The following is a list of the basic building blocks of the authentication mechanism: