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Access Road

Access Road is a universal simulator of access controls that is intended to improve design and auditing of IT security. It provides simulations of GNU/Linux (components and rights on the file system), MySQL Server (components and privileges), and a generic Role-Based-Access-Control application. It is designed for database, system, and application administrators, IT architects and developers, and auditors. Reliability and the ability to explain the results are the main objectives. Tutorials of 80 pages are provided. A powerful framework allows new simulations to be added.

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Last announcement

Access Road new documentation and web site 25 Oct 2009 15:50

The help documentation is now published in english and french. The web site is also in english and french, with new screenshots and comments.

Recent releases

  •  02 Jun 2013 11:16

    Release Notes: This major release improves the management of the user identity, the modeling of the structural relations, and the communications between the simulated software.

    •  05 Jun 2012 11:03

      Release Notes: This release is mainly to fix a critical bug on the NoMore-NoLess views on Windows, and to allow use of the ORACLE JRE 7 with the previous bases from an old JRE.

      •  05 May 2012 15:17

        Release Notes: This is a minor release, mainly to fix some bugs. To prepare the next version regarding the integration of several simulations, the external AclEntries and the external Linked Privileges are better managed. A new policy checksum helps to compare the simulations having the same ACS type.

        •  06 Mar 2012 09:12

          Release Notes: This release added simulation of MySQL Server (components, privileges, privilege sorting at any level), simulation of numerous new concepts including information systems, aliases, typed privileges, virtual folders, and rights inheritance, an information system window, multi-threaded diagrams, and a powerful framework of ACS add-ons for new simulations.

          •  15 Feb 2010 16:38

            Release Notes: This version fixes 3 major bugs in the rights processing, and some minor bugs.


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