Monthly Archives: January 2010

REST Security Update for 1.7.x

A recent post describes a security issue with RESTful services in GeoServer that was fixed for GeoServer 2.0.1. A patch has been created for 1.7.x and is now available. Any users using the restconfig plugin with GeoServer 1.7 are urged to apply the patch. Note that by applying the patch the same rules as described […]

Securing RESTful Services with GeoServer 2.0.1

A feature that has become quite popular in GeoServer over the last year has been the RESTful configuration plug-in (“restconfig”), that allows one to configure a GeoServer instance programmatically via simple HTTP operations. Recently the issue of security has come up with regards to the restconfig plug-in. Essentially it boils down to the fact that […]

GeoServer 2.0.1 Released

With a large number of users upgrading to GeoServer 2.0, it’s no wonder we’ve had so many fixes and improvements make it into GeoServer 2.0.1, now available for download. Possibly the most significant change since 2.0.0 has been the addition of the RESTful API to the security sub system. Previously, users were able to connect […]

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