[pmwiki-users] defining Usergroups in config.php or farmconfig.php
pmwiki-users at mediamatrix.nl
Tue Sep 5 05:25:19 CDT 2006
On Mon, Sep 04, 2006 at 05:22:26PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
| 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
| to '@earls'.
Having support for the Apache htgroup mechanism would make things so much
easier for managing my wiki's too :-) Great if you would implement this. Oh,
and please do mention this feature in the release note when it's there, I'll
be in the watch out for it to welcome it :-)
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