IV. Implementation Guide

The following files are components of the Global Privacy Policy Technical Framework (GPPTF) Implementation Guide.

Implementation Guide Documents

The Implementation Guide is available in two formats:


Exercise Files

To execute the lessons contained within Section 3 of the guide, the following accompanying files are needed:

Virtual Machine

The Virtual Machine includes all of the software necessary to complete the lessons, and it can also be used as a testbed for the XACML policy rules and access requests and responses you create.  It is critical to use 7-Zip (available without charge at http://www.7-zip.org ) to unzip The Virtual Machine.

  • VMware Player can be downloaded from http://www.vmware.com/download/player/download.html
  • The GFIPM-SP virtual machine files can be downloaded here Download Virtual Machine.zip (2.7 GB) 
  • Unzip the files using 7-Zip which can be downloaded from http://www.7-zip.org/.  Using other “zip” software such as WinZip) will corrupt the files.
  • Apply all updates to the virtual machine when prompted.
  • When running the virtual machine on Windows XP/7, we recommend using a system that has a 3.0 GHz or faster CPU for reasonable performance.
  • The options to power on and power off the virtual machine using VMware Player or VMware Workstation should be in the “VM” menu and “Power” sub-menu.

VMware virtual machine configuration:

  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB hard disk
  • 1 CPU
  • NAT networking
  • User account:
    • username: guide
    • password: gtrincscglobal
  • root password: gtrincscglobal


  • CentOS v5
  • Java v6
  • Apache v2
  • Tomcat v6
  • Glassfish v3
  • Maven v2


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