To facilitate AEM's author and publish functionality, the cortex authentication handler has several pathways to ensure that all information is retrieve directly from Cortex Java SDK.
Sequence diagram showing a general overview of how authentication works. (PUBLISH MODE).
Sequence diagram showing a general overview of how authentication works. (AUTHOR MODE).
Table showing Password/ credential information required based on runmode.
| Password Requirements Table |
| Action || Run Mode |
| || Author || Publish |
| Login existing Cortex Java SDK Shopper || Correct Password Required || Correct Password Required |
| Login Shopper Registered Via Author Mode || Any password is ignored when logging into Author Mode || N/A |