With police-based access control, you define users and their permissions for resources of one of the supported OGC Web Services types: WMS, WFS, WPS, SOS.
The User Guide contains all information you need to protect one of the supported service types by just installing the Web Security Service (WSS) web application.
You have already heard of WAS, WSS, and WSC?
These are the core components of the security infrastructure we implement in the 52°North Security Community and and are mainly used in more complex scenarios, where integration into existing infrastructures like portals matters.
Deploying these components in their current versions will enable you to