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    Does Acegi support the concept of user groups? For example, a bank application that defined a user group called tellers. Permissions would be associated with the group and anyone belonging to the tellers group would have those permissions? How would this be implemented using Acegi?

    Thanks.

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    Acegi Security only supports the notion of principals being assigned GrantedAuthority[]s.

    Any administrative conveniences the aggregate GrantedAuthority[]s, such as groups, are an implementation responsibility. You'd be best off achieving this via an AuthenticationDao that understands your GROUPS table (assuming of course you're using DaoAuthenticationProvider like most people).

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      Thanks for the quick response.

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