[pmwiki-users] defining Usergroups in config.php or farmconfig.php
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon Sep 4 17:22:26 CDT 2006
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 06:16:27PM -0400, Vince Administration wrote:
> On Sep 4, 2006, at 4:20 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 08:34:15PM +0200, pmwiki Besenreuther wrote:
> >> Hallo,
> >> can anyone help me and give me a hint how I can define
> >> usergroups within config.php or farmconfig.php?
> > If you're asking about defining authorization groups
> > (like AuthUser defines), then there's not currently a way to
> > do it from config.php.
> What I would like to see is the following. All our users must log
> in (Apache and SSL) before
> getting to the Wiki. So php knows the username and unix
> authorization groups.
Oh! If you're already doing Apache authentication, that
makes things a *lot* easier.
I need to add an extension to AuthUser to recognize
/etc/group (and .htgroup) files, and then we'll be set. :-)
> I would
> like to be able to use this information to allow or prohibit access
> to certain Wiki Groups.
> For example members of the "earls" group would have access to the
> Earls.* web pages,
> but others would have NO access.
Once I have the above extension written, then this will be
done by simply setting the read password of Earls.GroupAttributes
> Similarly members of the Earls group would not have
> access to the Peon.* web pages.
And this would be done by setting a read password on
Peon.GroupAttributes to some other value (e.g., '@peon').
> These groups are really to large, and
> changing to
> list the members individually.
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