User status

Here we talk about the status (or role) of the user within the gallery.

Please note all settings in administration page within square brackets [] are properties, and not status.

Status list

This list is sorted by decreasing permissions:

  • webmaster
  • administrator
  • user
  • generic
  • guest

Webmaster

  • This status can be set via the web interface, and must be set by the configuration file (Configuration Webmaster).
  • Several users may have this status. It is recommended to set a second webmaster id via the web interface (Hacking defence). By default, in the configuration file, the first user is defined as webmaster (Installation or Configuration Webmaster).
  • This status grants all permissions and authorizes access to all pages and information in the gallery.

Differences between Configuration Webmaster and web interface Webmaster:

  • Configuration Webmaster status cannot be changed through the web interface.
  • Configuration Webmaster email address is available on public pages for connected users only.

Webmaster/Advisor has a read access anywhere except on following:

  • Uncontrolled plugins (generally new options)
  • FIXME

Administrator

  • This status can be set via the web interface.
  • Many users can have this status.
  • Same permissions as webmaster, but can be notified by email notification_by_mail
  • Login and password required.

User

  • This status can be set via the web interface.
  • Many users can have this status.
  • No administrative access.
  • Access to the gallery as a visitor. Users with this status can view public categories and allowed private ones.
  • Login and password required.

Generic

  • This status can be set via the web interface.
  • Many users can have this status.
  • No administrative access.
  • Login only. No password. Thus the “password by mail” feature is deactivated.
  • No access to the “Customize” page.

Guest

FIXME

  • This status can be set via the web interface.

OR

  • This status can NOT be set via the web interface, but by the configuration file.
  • Several users might be a guest but at a time only one is active. The targeted active user can be modified only using the configuration file. By default, it is the second user created during installation. Don't try to delete the active guest.
  • No administrative access.
  • No login. No password. Thus the “password by mail” feature is deactivated.
  • No access to the “Customize” page.
 
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user_documentation/use/features/user_status.txt · Last modified: 2013/11/18 16:39 by flop25
 
 
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