Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of TracPermissions


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    44Trac uses a simple, case sensitive, permission system to control what users can and can't access. 
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    6 Permission privileges are managed using the [TracAdmin trac-admin] tool or the ''General / Permissions'' panel in the ''Admin'' web interface. 
     6Permission privileges are managed using the [TracAdmin trac-admin] tool or (new in version 0.11) the ''General / Permissions'' panel in the ''Admin'' tab of the web interface. 
    77 
    88In addition to the default permission policy described in this page, it is possible to activate additional permission policies by enabling plugins and listing them in the `[trac] permission_policies` configuration entry in the TracIni. See TracFineGrainedPermissions for more details. 
     
    1010Non-authenticated users accessing the system are assigned the name "anonymous". Assign permissions to the "anonymous" user to set privileges for anonymous/guest users. The parts of Trac that a user does not have the privileges for will not be displayed in the navigation. 
    1111In addition to these privileges, users can be granted additional individual rights in effect when authenticated and logged into the system. All logged in users belong to the virtual group "authenticated", which inherits permissions from "anonymous". 
     12 
     13== Graphical Admin Tab == 
     14''This feature is new in version 0.11.'' 
     15 
     16To access this tab, a user must have `TRAC_ADMIN privileges`. This can be performed as follows (more on the trac-admin script below): 
     17{{{ 
     18  $ trac-admin /path/to/projenv permission add bob TRAC_ADMIN 
     19}}} 
     20 
     21Then, the user `bob` will be able to see the Admin tab, and can then access the permissions menu. This menu will allow you to perform all the following actions, but from the browser without requiring root access to the server (just the correct permissions for your user account). 
     22 
     23 1. [[Image(htdocs:../common/guide/admin.png)]] 
     24 1. [[Image(htdocs:../common/guide/admin-permissions.png)]] 
     25 1. [[Image(htdocs:../common/guide/admin-permissions-TICKET_ADMIN.png)]] 
     26 
     27An easy way to quickly secure a new Trac install is to run the above command on the anonymous user, install the [http://trac-hacks.org/wiki/AccountManagerPlugin AccountManagerPlugin], create a new admin account graphically and then remove the TRAC_ADMIN permission from the anonymous user. 
    1228 
    1329== Available Privileges == 
     
    2945|| `TICKET_CREATE` || Create new [wiki:TracTickets tickets] || 
    3046|| `TICKET_APPEND` || Add comments or attachments to [wiki:TracTickets tickets] || 
    31 || `TICKET_CHGPROP` || Modify [wiki:TracTickets ticket] properties (priority, assignment, keywords, etc.) except description field, cc field add/remove when logged in or set email to pref || 
    32 || `TICKET_MODIFY` || Includes both `TICKET_APPEND` and `TICKET_CHGPROP`, and in addition allows resolving [wiki:TracTickets tickets] || 
     47|| `TICKET_CHGPROP` || Modify [wiki:TracTickets ticket] properties (priority, assignment, keywords, etc.) with the following exceptions: edit description field, add/remove other users from cc field when logged in, and set email to pref || 
     48|| `TICKET_MODIFY` || Includes both `TICKET_APPEND` and `TICKET_CHGPROP`, and in addition allows resolving [wiki:TracTickets tickets]. Tickets can be assigned to users through a [TracTickets#Assign-toasDrop-DownList drop-down list] when the list of possible owners has been restricted. || 
    3349|| `TICKET_EDIT_CC` || Full modify cc field || 
    3450|| `TICKET_EDIT_DESCRIPTION` || Modify description field || 
    35 || `TICKET_ADMIN` || All `TICKET_*` permissions, plus the deletion of ticket attachments and modification of the description field || 
     51|| `TICKET_EDIT_COMMENT` || Modify comments || 
     52|| `TICKET_ADMIN` || All `TICKET_*` permissions, plus the deletion of ticket attachments and modification of the reporter and description fields. It also allows managing ticket properties in the WebAdmin panel. || 
    3653 
    3754Attention: the "view tickets" button appears with the `REPORT_VIEW` permission. 
     
    3956=== Roadmap === 
    4057 
    41 || `MILESTONE_VIEW` || View a milestone || 
     58|| `MILESTONE_VIEW` || View milestones and assign tickets to milestones. || 
    4259|| `MILESTONE_CREATE` || Create a new milestone || 
    4360|| `MILESTONE_MODIFY` || Modify existing milestones || 
    4461|| `MILESTONE_DELETE` || Delete milestones || 
    4562|| `MILESTONE_ADMIN` || All `MILESTONE_*` permissions || 
    46 || `ROADMAP_VIEW` || View the [wiki:TracRoadmap roadmap] page, is not (yet) the same as MILESTONE_VIEW, see #4292 || 
    47 || `ROADMAP_ADMIN` || to be removed with #3022, replaced by MILESTONE_ADMIN || 
     63|| `ROADMAP_VIEW` || View the [wiki:TracRoadmap roadmap] page, is not (yet) the same as MILESTONE_VIEW, see [trac:#4292 #4292] || 
     64|| `ROADMAP_ADMIN` || to be removed with [trac:#3022 #3022], replaced by MILESTONE_ADMIN || 
    4865 
    4966=== Reports === 
     
    6178|| `WIKI_CREATE` || Create new [wiki:TracWiki wiki] pages || 
    6279|| `WIKI_MODIFY` || Change [wiki:TracWiki wiki] pages || 
     80|| `WIKI_RENAME` || Rename [wiki:TracWiki wiki] pages || 
    6381|| `WIKI_DELETE` || Delete [wiki:TracWiki wiki] pages and attachments || 
    6482|| `WIKI_ADMIN` || All `WIKI_*` permissions, plus the management of ''readonly'' pages. || 
     
    7694|| `SEARCH_VIEW` || View and execute [wiki:TracSearch search] queries || 
    7795|| `CONFIG_VIEW` || Enables additional pages on ''About Trac'' that show the current configuration or the list of installed plugins || 
    78 || `EMAIL_VIEW` || Shows email addresses even if [wiki:0.11/TracIni `trac show_email_addresses` configuration option is `false`] || 
     96|| `EMAIL_VIEW` || Shows email addresses even if [trac:wiki:0.11/TracIni trac show_email_addresses configuration option is false] || 
    7997 
    8098== Granting Privileges == 
     
    102120== Permission Groups == 
    103121 
    104 There are two built-in groups, "authenticated" and "anonymous".[[BR]] 
    105 Any user who has not logged in is automatically in the "anonymous" group.[[BR]] 
    106 Any user who has logged in is also in the "authenticated" group.[[BR]] 
    107 The "authenticated" group inherits permissions from the "anonymous" group.[[BR]] 
    108 eg. if the "anonymous" group has permission WIKI_MODIFY, it's not necessary to add the WIKI_MODIFY permisison to the "authenticated" group as well. 
     122There are two built-in groups, "authenticated" and "anonymous". 
     123Any user who has not logged in is automatically in the "anonymous" group. 
     124Any user who has logged in is also in the "authenticated" group. 
     125The "authenticated" group inherits permissions from the "anonymous" group. 
     126For example, if the "anonymous" group has permission WIKI_MODIFY,  
     127it is not necessary to add the WIKI_MODIFY permission to the "authenticated" group as well. 
    109128 
    110129Custom groups may be defined that inherit permissions from the two built-in groups. 
     
    119138}}} 
    120139 
    121 Group membership can be checked by doing a {{{permission list}}} with no further arguments; the resulting output will include group memberships. '''Use lowercase for group names, as uppercase is reserved for permissions'''. 
     140Group membership can be checked by doing a {{{permission list}}} with no further arguments; the resulting output will include group memberships. '''Use at least one lowercase character in group names, as all-uppercase names are reserved for permissions'''. 
    122141 
    123142== Adding a New Group and Permissions == 
     
    157176On the other hand, the `authenticated` users will have the permissions to ''create and modify tickets and wiki pages''. 
    158177 
    159  '''anonymous''':: 
     178'''anonymous''' 
     179{{{ 
    160180 BROWSER_VIEW  
    161181 CHANGESET_VIEW  
     
    169189 TICKET_VIEW  
    170190 TIMELINE_VIEW 
    171  WIKI_VIEW  
    172  
    173  '''authenticated''':: 
     191 WIKI_VIEW 
     192}}} 
     193 
     194'''authenticated''' 
     195{{{ 
    174196 TICKET_CREATE  
    175197 TICKET_MODIFY  
    176198 WIKI_CREATE  
    177199 WIKI_MODIFY   
    178  
     200}}} 
    179201---- 
    180202See also: TracAdmin, TracGuide and TracFineGrainedPermissions