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How to integrate in Sharepoint ?

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To integrate Visual Guard in your sharepoint web site you have to:

  • Add the assemblies of Visual Guard as references of your
    Sharepoint web site.
  • Modify the “web.config” file of Sharepoint your
    web site to
    integrate the Visual Guard module.
  • Create a Visual Guard repository and declare your application by using the
    Visual Guard console. This repository will contain all security items (users,
    roles, permissions …) of your application.
  • Generate the Visual Guard configuration
    files by using the Visual Guard console. These configuration files will be
    needed to connect your application to the repository.
  • Grant read/write permissions to the repository.


Modify the authentication type in Centrale Sharepoint
Administration Console

  • Open the Sharepoint administration console,
  • In Application Management,
  • Under “Application Security”, click on
    Authentication Providers as shown here:

    SP 1
  • Under the Membership Provider Name (which should
    say “Default”), click the “Default” word as shown below:

SP 3

  • When prompted to Edit Authentication, Select
    “Form” for the authentication type, type in
    “VGMemberShipProvider” for the membership provider name and
    “VGRoleProvider” for the role manager name. The following image
    shows how you’d input these changes:

SP 2

  • Click on Save.


Modify the web.config file of the Central Sharepoint
Administration Console

  • Open the config file :
    “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\XX\web.config”
  • In the section “system.web”
    add instructions bellow

<membership defaultProvider="VGMemberShipProvider">
  <providers>
    <add
      name="VGMemberShipProvider"
      type="Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm.VGMemberShipProvider, Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm"/>
  </providers>
</membership>

/>

  • To inform the web site that the role management will be donne by
    Visual Guard, you have to add in the section “<system.web>” the code
    bellow.

<roleManager defaultProvider="VGRoleProvider" enabled="true">
  <providers>
    <add
    name="VGRoleProvider"
    type="Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm.VGRoleProvider, Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm"/>
  </providers>
</roleManager>

  • To activate Visual Guard you have to add in the section “<httpModules>”
    instructions bellow:

<add type= "Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm.VGHttpModule, Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm" name="VGModule" />


Referencing Visual Guard assemblies

  • Copy Visual Guard assemblies in the folder :
    “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\XX\bin”
  • In .Net tab, select the 4 assemblies
    1. Novalys.VisualGuard.Security
    2. Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebFrom
    3. Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.<RepositoryType> (Files, SQLServer or Oracle)
    4. Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.<ApplicationFrameworkType> (Depending on type of application’s framework, whether .NetFramework or .NetCore)

    And, then click the Select button, and then click the OK button

  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security contains the main Visual Guard classes.
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.Files contains the classes needed to access
    to a file based repository.
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.SQLServer contains the classes
    needed to access to a repository stored in a Microsoft SQLServer database
    (SQLServer 2000 or higher). Available only in Visual Guard Enterprise Edition
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.Oracle
    contains the classes needed to access to a repository stored in an Oracle
    database (8i or higher). Available only in Visual Guard Enterprise Edition
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm contains the classes
    needed to ASP.Net application. You must reference this assembly in ASP.Net
    WebSite or ASP.Net WebService project.
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.NetFramework contains all classes required to support .Net Framework applications.
    This assembly is needed only if you want to integrate Visual Guard in .net framework applications.
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.Core contains all classes required to support .Net Core applications.
    This assembly is needed only if you want to integrate Visual Guard in .net core applications.

Note Note
Once the Visual Guard assemblies are referenced into project, you need to mark “Copy Local” property to “true” for each assembly.

Note Note
You must add either Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.NetFramework or Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.Core (Depending on type of application’s framework)


Give authorisation to the role “Administrator”

  1. Open: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server
    Extensions\12\TEMPLATE\ADMIN\web.config”
  2. Add the instruction bellow in the section “<system.web>”:

<authorization>
  <para/>
  <allow roles="Administrator"/>
  <para/>
</authorization>
<para/>


Modify the web.config file of the Central Sharepoint
Administration Console

  • Open the config file :
    “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\XX\ web.config”
  • In the section “<system.web>” add instructions bellow

<membership defaultProvider="VGMemberShipProvider">
  <providers>
    <add
    name="VGMemberShipProvider"
    type="Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm.VGMemberShipProvider, Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm"/>
    </providers>
</membership>

/>

  • To inform the web site that the role management will be donne by
    Visual Guard, you have to add in the section “<system.web>” the code
    bellow.

<roleManager defaultProvider="VGRoleProvider" enabled="true">
  <providers>
    <add
    name="VGRoleProvider"
    type="Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm.VGRoleProvider, Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm"/>
  </providers>
</roleManager>

  • To activate Visual Guard you have to add in the section “<httpModules>” instructions bellow:

<add type= "Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm.VGHttpModule, Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm" name="VGModule" />


Referencing Visual Guard assemblies

  • Copy Visual Guard assemblies in the folder :
    “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\XX\bin”
  • select the 3 assemblies:

    • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security,
    • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebFrom,

    • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.<RepositoryType> (File, SQLServer or Oracle)

  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security contains the main Visual Guard classes.
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.Files contains the classes needed to access
    to a file based repository.
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.SQLServer contains the classes
    needed to access to a repository stored in a Microsoft SQLServer database
    (SQLServer 2000 or higher). Available only in Visual Guard Enterprise Edition
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.Oracle
    contains the classes needed to access to a repository stored in an Oracle
    database (8i or higher). Available only in Visual Guard Enterprise Edition
  • Novalys.VisualGuard.Security.WebForm contains the classes
    needed to ASP.Net application. You must reference this assembly in ASP.Net
    WebSite or ASP.Net WebService project.

Configure Visual Guard


SharePoint Administration Console
SharePoint Web site

Application Type
ASP.Net Web Site or Service (.Net 2.0 or Higher)

Runtime integration
The visual Guard runtime is already integrated in the application

Application Path
C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\31670 C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80

Advanced Option
Select options you want

Create “Administrator” Role

  1. Select the application in the Visuyal Guard administration
    console,
  2. Create the role “Administrator”
  3. Grant this role to the administraor user.

Create permissions

  1. Create the role “Application administor” in Visual Guard in
    application “Sharepoint administration console”,
  2. Add this role in the file: C:\Program
    Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server
    Extensions\12\TEMPLATE\ADMIN\web.config
  3. In visual Guard console in the property “Other assemblies” add
    the assembly: C:\Program Files\Common
    Files\microsoft shared\Web Server
    Extensions\12\CONFIG\ADMINBIN\Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.Administration.dll.
    This assembly is used to securise the aspx pages of adminstration
    console of Sharepoint.
  4. Create a permission,
  5. Create a property action,
  6. Select the page “Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages
    / DeleteWebApplicationPage “,
  7. Select the control: “RadDeleteContent”,
  8. Put the property “Visible= False”,
  9. Validate.

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