Introduction to Grails Security

Introduction to Grails Security

In this 6-hour hands-on workshop, you'll learn to build robust security functionality into your Grails® apps and practice configuring and using such plugins as Spring Security Core, LDAP, REST, ACL, and UI.


This workshop provides an overview of the Grails security landscape. Through lectures, real-world examples, and hands-on lab exercises, you'll gain a thorough understanding of Grails security through an in-depth demonstration of the security capabilities of key Grails plugins.

Next Open-Enrollment Class

Dates: February 14 & 15, 2022  Enrollment closed

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CST

Location: Online

Instructor: Sergio del Amo Caballero

Registration Fee: $100.00 USD


The following topics are covered in this workshop:

  • Spring Security Core
    • Authentication
    • Authorization
    • Different configurations (@Secured / InterceptUrlMap / RequestMap)
    • Role hierarchies
  • Testing security
  • Spring security UI
  • Spring security ACL (Access Control List)
  • LDAP authentication with Spring Security LDAP
  • Spring Security REST
  • Custom authentication


Prior experience with the Grails framework is a plus, but no particular expertise with Apache Groovy or the Grails framework is required.

Technical Requirements

For the lab exercises, you will need JDK 11 and IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition or Ultimate.

This is a live, hands-on training course. No recording of this training event will be made available for on-demand consumption.

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