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Nexus Open Source Security: Video Walkthrough of Major Features

February 07, 2010 By Tim OBrien

1 minute read time

This video was used as a demonstration reel at January's Jfokus 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. It provides a useful walk through of the major features of Nexus Security, including user roles, groups, and privileges. If you are new to Nexus, or if you are evaluating the tool, this five minute video gives you an overview of the UI used to manage Nexus Open Source security.

Highlights of this demonstration of Nexus Security:

Time (M:SS) Note
0:20 Logging into Nexus.
0:29 Listing and managing Nexus Users
0:38 Adding a Nexus User
1:00 Assigning User Roles
1:18 Browsing a User's Role Tree
1:40 Tracing a Privilege to a Role
2:04 Listing Different Classes of Users
2:26 Managing Nexus Roles
2:54 Creating a Custom Nexus Role
3:52 Managing Nexus Privileges
4:26 Creating a Custom Privilege Set

Tags: nexus pro, Nexus Repo Reel, Sonatype Says, video

Written by Tim OBrien

Tim is a Software Architect with experience in all aspects of software development from project inception to developing scaleable production architectures for large-scale systems during critical, high-risk events such as Black Friday. He has helped many organizations ranging from small startups to Fortune 100 companies take a more strategic approach to adopting and evaluating technology and managing the risks associated with change.