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arnott

15 October 2009 at 2:57am Community Member, 16 Posts

hi all,
I am still new in using SS. When I try to create/edit 'Security groups' after clicking on security button in the CMS, I see 10 permissions, but in this page : http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=permissions:codes\", I see more permissions. Do I need to make changes to get all all permissions ?

I want to create a group, whose members can read the sites and blogs, but only can post comments. Will "Can view any page on the site" code achieve that ?

Thanks,
arnott

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JoshuaLewis

16 October 2009 at 12:00am Community Member, 76 Posts

I don't know about the extra permission codes in that list but these links should cover every thing you need to get the user restrictions you want.

http://ssbits.com/create-a-permission-code/
http://ssbits.com/custom-login-form-with-group-based-redirection/
http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=security&s=secure

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arnott

17 October 2009 at 9:35am Community Member, 16 Posts

Thanks a lot.

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arnott

21 October 2009 at 3:12am Community Member, 16 Posts

Thanks again. It worked great.

I added the following code to : class Page_Controller extends ContentController implements PermissionProvider.

function providePermissions(){
return array(
"COMMENTER" => "Can view any page on the site",
);
}

And created a group with "COMMENTER" permissions. Now a user in the group can only post comments.