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I have 2 clients which don't want to host geoserver on their systems and use my server. Since I can encode their js , is there a way to limit the workspace for each client do other can't call it using wms ?

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Yep, Geoserver support authentication by action (WMS/WFS read and wrtie), by layer and by workspace. You could use basic authentication, there are few questions on this site on how to integrate it in Javascript Geoserver manual

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