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User Authorization

Narrow down the visibility and accessibility of operations for users based on roles and similar access control patterns

2.16
There's a lot of open issues
No release in over a year
Very simple Roles library without any authorization enforcement supporting scope on resource objects (instance or class). Supports ActiveRecord and Mongoid ORMs.
0.83
Repository is archived
No release in over a year
Authority helps you authorize actions in your Rails app. It's ORM-neutral and has very little fancy syntax; just group your models under one or more Authorizer classes and write plain Ruby methods on them.
0.56
Low commit activity in last 3 years
No release in over a year
Role-based authorization system for Rails with a concise DSL for securing your Rails application. Acl9 makes it easy to get security right for your app, the access control code sits right in your controller, the syntax is very easy to understand, and acl9 makes it easy to test your access rules.
0.3
No release in over 3 years
Low commit activity in last 3 years
Ever needed to assign roles to a model, say a User, and build conditional behaviour on top of that? Enter RoleModel -- roles have never been easier! Just declare your roles and you are done. Assigned roles will be stored as a bitmask.
0.3
No commit activity in last 3 years
Simple role based security for restful_authentication I am no longer involved in this project. If you are interested in becoming the new maintainer and making it your own, please contact me. I will no longer be responding to bug reports or questions. Thanks, Tim
0.26
No commit activity in last 3 years
No release in over 3 years
There's a lot of open issues
Define your permission rules as role- or role group specific permits. Integrates well with multiple Devise user acounts. Includes rules caching. Store permissions in yaml file or key-value store
0.16
No commit activity in last 3 years
No release in over 3 years
Simple permissions that I have used on my last several projects so I figured it was time to abstract and wrap up into something more easily reusable.
0.12
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Aegis is an authorization solution for Ruby on Rails that supports roles and a RESTish, resource-style declaration of permission rules.
0.11
The project is in a healthy, maintained state
A plugin-based framework for supporting multiple authentication and authorization systems in Rails/Rack apps. Supports resource-oriented route-by-route access control lists with TLS authentication.
0.05
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No release in over 3 years
There's a lot of open issues
Allowy provides CanCan-like way of checking permission but doesn't enforce a tight DSL giving you more control
0.01
Repository is gone
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Walruz provides an easy to use DSL to do composition of basic authorization policies to create more complex ones, and then register this composed policies on actions performed to the model begin accessed
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0.01
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Trust is a resource oriented framework for authorization control. It is compatible with Rails 3 and 4. It has a loose coupling from the models, and features a native Ruby implementation language. Support for inheritance and namespaced models as well as nested routes. Even permissions scheme supports inheritance.
0.01
Repository is gone
No release in over 3 years
A Ruby on Rails plugin that provides fine grained access control to RESTful resources.
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0.0
No commit activity in last 3 years
No release in over 3 years
An DSL to manage your authorizations and groups of access with CanCan without repeating yourself using as many files you want.