I have installed CPS on tomcat on a Windows testing box. I've
configured it and Contribute to use a stagging server.
Everything is working great. However, on the web page for the
Simple File Deployment service (
for testing purposes I'm not using SSL - is that required?) anyone
can access this page. Well I want to limit that to only a few.
Right now I'm using the File-bases authentication model.
Reading the contribute publishing services manual I read:
"When you extend this service, consider adding the following
• Authentication and permissions
You can add authentication functionality to limit access to
Tip: Macromedia strongly recommends that you add
authentication. To do so, you can simply
copy the settings file and save it as a separate service in a
subfolder for each website, or you can
write you own security interface to handle multiple
I'm confushed by this. 1) what settings file? I have two
types of settings.xml files (one for determing live and staging
servers and another that has info for webservers, approvals and
etc.) but they dont have any authenticaion info for CPS server.
2) what folders on what server is the above statement