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#3950 documented security for JMX RMI connector

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  1. +11 −1 src/site/xdoc/security.xml
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@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@
<p>Notice how the <b>functionCallAllowed</b> and <b>scriptSubmissionAllowed</b> attributes are used to explicitly allow the users of <i>secure_app_4</i> to execute jobs that can potentially impact the environment where R executes. This is disabled by default. Application admins are not affected by these flags.</p>
<section name="RSB Admin Security">
- <p>The following demonstrate how to configure the optional RSB admin roles/groups:</p>
+ <p>The following demonstrate how to configure the optional RSB admin roles/roles:</p>
"rsbSecurityConfiguration": {
@@ -90,6 +90,15 @@
"applicationAwareCatalog" : true
+ <section name="JMX RMI">
+ <p>Once RSB is running in "Secure Mode" (see above), it's possible to secure the JMX RMI connector.
+ It's done by editing <b>jmx-beans.xml</b> and uncommenting the blocks marked with "Uncomment to enable security".</p>
+ <p>Only the RSB admins (defined by users/roles as explained in "RSB Admin Security") will be allowed to connect to the JMX RMI interface.</p>
+ <p>If the default JMX ports have be left unchanged, the remote process URI to use to securely connect is:</p>
+ <pre>
+ service:jmx:rmi://localhost:9098/jndi/rmi://localhost:9099/jmxRMIConnector
+ </pre>
+ </section>
<section name="JMX Web UI (MX4J)">
<p>It's possible to secure the JMX Web UI with HTTP Basic Auth by configuring a dedicated username / password pair in the RSB configuration:</p>
@@ -102,6 +111,7 @@
<p>It is recommended to enable SSL encryption for the JMX Web UI by using a frontal web-server, like Nginx.</p>
+ <p>Note that this security option is available even if RSB is not running in "Secure Mode" (as described above).</p>
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