Disabling securityΒΆ

If you are using an external security subsystem, you may want to disable the built-in security to prevent conflicts. Disabling security is possible for each security filter chain individually. The security filter chains are listed on the GeoServer authentication page.


Disabling security for a filter chain results in administrator privileges for each HTTP request matching this chain. As an example, disabling security on the web chain gives administrative access to each user accessing the Web Administration Interface interface.