DeepaMehta 4 Access Control
This plugin adds access control to DeepaMehta 4: configurable access privilegs by the means of users, groups, roles, and access control lists (ACLs). Access control might be an issue with shared DeepaMehta installations.
DeepaMehta 4 is a platform for collaboration and knowledge management.
The DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin is typically installed while the DeepaMehta 4 standard installation.
See link above.
WARNING: This plugin is in early state and not yet ready for production use. That's why it is installed but deactivated by default. Do not activate the plugin on a DeepaMehta 4 installation that holds your real content. Although you would not loose any data your installation might not properly upgrade to later versions of the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin.
Activate the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin via the Apache Felix shell (the terminal window that opens while starting DeepaMehta):
Find out the bundle ID of the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin by using the
lbcommand (list bundles):
You will find the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin and its bundle ID (it is supposed to be 39 or something like that) in the displayed list of bundles:
ID|State |Level|Name ..|.. |.. |.. 39|Resolved | 1|DeepaMehta 4 Access Control (0.4.1)
The Resolved state means the plugin is not yet activated.
Activate the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin by using the
While the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin starts you'll see some information logged.
Now, when using the
lbcommand again you see the DeepaMehta 4 Access Control plugin in Active state:
39|Active | 1|DeepaMehta 4 Access Control (0.4.1)
Stop DeepaMehta and start it again (as described in its README).
Sorry for this extra step!
You're done. The DeepaMehta browser window opens automatically.
Login via the Special menu.
Initially one user exists: admin without password.
Simple access privilegs are pre-configured:
- To create or edit any content you must login.
- A guest user can search/view everything but can't create or edit anything.
- An user can edit only the topics she has created.
For the moment the access privilegs are not configurable by the user.
Create a new user by choosing User from the type menu and pressing the Create button.
Modify an user (e.g. change its password) by revealing the user topic and pressing the Edit button.
Logout via the Special menu.
v0.4.1 -- Jan 3, 2011
- New role: MEMBER.
- Extended service API.
- Compatible with DeepaMehta 3 v0.4.4
v0.4 -- Nov 25, 2010
- 3 roles: CREATOR, OWNER, EVERYONE.
- 2 permissions: WRITE, CREATE.
- Compatible with DeepaMehta 3 v0.4.3
Jan 3, 2011