The Grails environment for this example is Grails 3.2.2, Groovy 2.4.7 and JVM 1.8.0_92.
This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a new Grails project, enable MySQL database and Spring Security. To begin the process create a new Grails project entitled “books” minus quotes.
To review how to accomplish this see the tutorial here. Next connect the Grails application with MySQL RDBMS by reviewing the tutorial here.
Continue to add Spring security by completing the steps listed below.