Avoiding Clear Text Passwords in Maven

On Secure LDAP Integration: Avoiding Clear Text Passwords in Maven Settings and Controlling Login FallbackFirst, Some BackgroundOne shortcoming of Maven is that it requires you to store your repository passwords in clear text inside the settings.xml file. Now, this stops being mere annoyance and starts becoming a real security hole once your repository’s authentication is done … Continued

Re: Contrasting Artifactory and Nexus

I do not care too much about product comparisons coming from product vendors since they are usually biased and written with a single mindset of “how do I make my product look better”. Being labeled with an “I’m nonobjective” sticker from the start, I tend to take them with limited trust.I recently came across a blog … Continued

Artifactory 2.0 has been released!

We are pleased to announce the availability of Artifactory 2.0. Artifactory is an advanced Maven repository manager, offering powerful enterprise features, such as LDAP/Active Directory integration and fine-grained permission control, behind an easy-to-use user interface.With this second major release of Artifactory, Artifactory is 100% configurable via an Ajax web UI and is packed with many enterprise-level … Continued