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what is connector used for ? What are they ?

Question asked by zengqingyi12 on Oct 21, 2010
Latest reply on Oct 26, 2010 by kevinr
I saw the following code somewhere:
if (cachedNtlm)
Connector conn = connectorService.getConnector(this.endpoint, session);
ConnectorContext ctx = new ConnectorContext(null, getConnectionHeaders(conn));
remoteRes ="/touch", ctx, req, null);
Connector conn = connectorService.getConnector(this.endpoint, AuthenticationUtil.getUserId(req),
ConnectorContext ctx = new ConnectorContext();
remoteRes ="/touch", ctx);

Can someone tell me what is this used for ? Are connector a web service ?
Where can I find more detailed information on this ?

How can Alfresco use connector to authenticate user ????

Thanks !!!