Enabling External Header Authentication in Alfresco 5.0

A common scenario is to use Alfresco as a backend for managing content. Other applications access Alfresco using the REST API. In this setup, another system has already authenticated the user and all requests are passed through this ”proxy”. If this is the case, Alfresco has an out-of-the-box solution. The ”External Authentication Subsystem”. Step one[…]