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1 parent 4b3c8ea commit babab0e100b14bcaec6569041ec68ddf7af17736 martin committed Aug 21, 2002
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  1. +33 −8 lang/en/help/enrolmentkey.html
  2. +40 −18 lang/en/help/guestaccess.html
@@ -5,22 +5,47 @@
<P>If you leave this blank, then anyone who has created
a Moodle username on this site will be able to enrol
- in your course.
+ in your course simply by going in to it.
<P>If you put something here, then students who are trying
to get in for the FIRST TIME ONLY will be asked to supply
- this word or phrase. The guest account can also get in
- to the course using the enrolment key - but it will be asked
- for the key EVERY TIME a guest logs in the course. (This occurs
- even if you have specified 'no guests are allowed')
+ this word or phrase.
<P>The idea is that you will supply the key to authorised
people using another means like private email, snail mail,
on the phone or even verbally in a face to face class.
<P>If this password "gets out" and you have unwanted people
enrolling, you can unenrol them (see their user profile page)
- and change this key. Any legitimate students who have already enrolled will
- not be affected, but the unwanted people won't be able
- to get back in.
+ and change this key. Any legitimate students who have already
+ enrolled will not be affected, but the unwanted people won't be
+ able to get back in.
+
+<P>Note that if you have an enrolment key set, then the guest account
+ can also get in to the course using the key - but it will be asked
+ for the key EVERY TIME a guest logs in the course. (This occurs
+ EVEN if you have specified 'No guests are allowed')
+
+<P>This diagram explains how it works:
+<table border="1" align="center" cellpadding="5">
+ <tr>
+ <th nowrap width="8">&nbsp;</th>
+ <th nowrap width="84">Enrolment key</th>
+ <th nowrap width="79">No enrolment key</th>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <th nowrap>Guest access</th>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students need key</p>
+ <p>Guests get in free</p></td>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students get in free</p>
+ <p>Guests get in free</p></td>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <th nowrap>No guest access</th>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students need key</p>
+ <p>Guests need key</p></td>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students get in free</p>
+ <p>No guests allowed</p></td>
+ </tr>
+</table>
@@ -1,18 +1,40 @@
-<P ALIGN=CENTER><B>Guest Access</B></P>
-
-<P>You have the choice of allowing "guests" into your course
-
-<P>People can log in as guests using the "Login as a guest" button
- on the login screen.
-
-<P>Guests have "read-only" access - meaning they can't leave
- any posts or otherwise mess up the course for real students.
-
-<P>This can be handy when you want to let a colleague in to
- look around at your work, or to let students see a course before
- they have decided to enrol.
-
-<P>If you have Guest access turned off, but have an enrolment key
- defined, then guests can still get in provided they can provide
- the right enrolment key.
-
+<P ALIGN=CENTER><B>Guest Access</B></P>
+
+<P>You have the choice of allowing "guests" into your course
+
+<P>People can log in as guests using the "Login as a guest" button
+ on the login screen.
+
+<P>Guests have "read-only" access - meaning they can't leave
+ any posts or otherwise mess up the course for real students.
+
+<P>This can be handy when you want to let a colleague in to
+ look around at your work, or to let students see a course before
+ they have decided to enrol.
+
+<P>If you have Guest access turned off, but have an enrolment key
+ defined, then guests can still get in provided they can provide
+ the right enrolment key.
+
+<P>This diagram might help make the behaviour clear:
+<table border="1" align="center" cellpadding="5">
+ <tr>
+ <th nowrap width="8">&nbsp;</th>
+ <th nowrap width="84">Enrolment key</th>
+ <th nowrap width="79">No enrolment key</th>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <th nowrap>Guest access</th>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students need key</p>
+ <p>Guests get in free</p></td>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students get in free</p>
+ <p>Guests get in free</p></td>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <th nowrap>No guest access</th>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students need key</p>
+ <p>Guests need key</p></td>
+ <td nowrap><p>Students get in free</p>
+ <p>No guests allowed</p></td>
+ </tr>
+</table>

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