Introduction

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This section explains how authentication and authorization are handled in FoalTS.

Authorization, also known as Access Control, is mediating access to resources on the basis of identity. It answers the question What the user is allowed to do?. In this way it differs from authentication which, upstream, answers the question Who is the user?.

FoalTS offers several ways to manage authentication and authorization based on your needs and the complexity of your application.