Difference: TWikiAdminGroup (12 vs. 13)

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TWiki Administrator Group

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  • Member list (comma-separated list):
    • Set GROUP =
 
  • Persons/group who can change the list:
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How to login as TWikiAdminUser

  • Login as the internal TWiki administrator:
  • Logout from Administrator:

ALERT! NOTE: If you lock yourself out of TWikiAdminGroup during setup activities or have forgotten the configure password, you can unset the configure password by editing the lib/LocalSite.cfg file and deleting the line that starts with $TWiki::cfg{Password} and then set it again by saving your settings in configure.

How to add the first administrator
If you haven't previously set up an administrator, follow these steps:
  1. Authenticate as the internal TWiki administrator:
  2. Edit this topic
  3. Insert the wikinames of admin users in the TWiki Administrator Group by listing them in the GROUP setting
    (example * Set GROUP = JohnSmith, JamesBond)
  4. Save this topic
  5. Logout from the Internal TWikiAdminUser
  6. Verify that new members show up properly in the group listing at TWikiGroups
  7. Make sure always to keep this topic write protected by keeping the already defined ALLOWTOPICCHANGE setting
  8. The ALLOWTOPICHANGE and ALLOWTOPICRENAME settings in TWiki.TWikiPreferences and Main.TWikiPreferences have already been set to this group (TWikiAdminGroup), restricting edit of site-wide preferences to the TWiki Administrator Group
 
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Related topics: TWikiUsers, TWikiGroups, TWikiAccessControl
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Related topics: TWikiUsers, TWikiAdminUser, TWikiGroups, TWikiAccessControl
 
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ALERT! NOTE: If you happen to lock yourself out of TWikiAdminGroup during setup activities, you can edit this group topic at file system level using any text file editor (as a last resort.)
 
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Setup Note to Administrator:
  1. Verify that user authentication is working
  2. Edit this group topic (click Edit)
  3. Insert wanted TWikiUsers in the TWiki Administrator Group by listing them in the GROUP setting
    (please remove the demonstration user 'ATWikiUser' as well)
  4. Save this topic
  5. Verify that new members show up properly in the group listing at TWikiGroups
  6. Write protect this topic by removing the # sign from the ALLOWTOPICCHANGE setting
  7. Save this topic again - TWikiAdminGroup is now locked to allow editing only by listed users in GROUP
  8. The ALLOWTOPICHANGE and ALLOWTOPICRENAME settings in TWiki.TWikiPreferences and Main.TWikiPreferences have already been set to this group (TWikiAdminGroup), restricting edit of site-wide preferences to the TWiki Administrator Group
  9. Remove this setup note after you have finished setup
 
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