Questions tagged [permissions]

CartThrob Permissions Add-On enables your CartThrob powered site to sell and edit content access permissions. You can use permissions to limit access to content to only those that have purchased access to it.

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Shell script for fresh EE install

Has anyone written a shell script to set all the default file/folder permissions on a new EE install?
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Update Fails (Log file path not writable) on Windows, Apache, PHP environment

When running the One Click Update on a new installation of ExpressionEngine 5.2.3, the update fails with the following messages: We stopped on Updating files. Log file path not ...
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Client Portal - Secure File Sharing

I am thinking of using EE to create a client portal site. Each client will have access to documents and information (such as contracts and expiry dates etc). Obviously there is a key desire to have ...
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Complex Front-End View Permissions

This is as much a philosophical as a technical question. We are using EE 2.11.1 for this project. We have relatively complex front-end permission requirements. They are all need-to-know permissions, ...
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Super Admins Unable to Publish Entries

When attempting to publish entries as a super admin, I receive the "You are not authorized to access this page" error. It only happens on specific channels, but these channels don't all share the same ...
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Issue with ExpressionEngine caching file permissions

I am trying to allow caching for my site using expressionengine 2.0. In my config.php file, I have set the following two parameters: $config['cache_driver'] = 'file'; $config['cache_path'] = ''; ...
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Can't upload image via Channel Forms

I have a channel form set up here where non-registered users can submit upcoming event information. The form works fine except when you try to upload an image. It generates an error message about file ...
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Hookan and permission on front end template

We have about 30+ member groups (schools) and about 15 channels (books). After logging in at the front end, member groups should have access to the channels we set. For the moment we use snippets to ...
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Config.php file permission changed to 666 but installation won't run

I set permissions via SFTP to 666 on config.php and database.php but am getting this in the installation wizard: Your config.php file does not appear to have the proper file permissions. Please set ...
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Complex Member permissions

I have an application being developed that will need some complex member permissions. There is one channel that has an ownership field with a text value that represent a particular department. There ...
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Unable to upload PDF using File Upload

I have a channel that includes a File field type. I have set two user groups to be able to upload all file types to that field. As a Super Admin I am able to upload there, but members of the other ...
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member control panel channel entry field relationship permissions

I am trying to give members access to the control panel so that they can publish edit their own entries. Say I have Channel A and Channel B. It is easy to setup EE so that each member can only edit ...
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Restricted Area for EE2

Does anyone know if there is a way to do what Restricted Area for EE1 does but for EE2? https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/restricted-area This is a hugely important feature that would allow members to be ...
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Permsissions error on cache dir on local server

I'm getting the following error on my local machine after installing EE... An Error Was Encountered The following directory must be writable: /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/website.local/library/...
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Multi Site, Multi admins, different contents, sharing content

I want to use ExpressionEngine to build a website for a church. The church has several campuses across the USA. The church has a site and the campuses have their own mini-sites too. Basically the ...
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Expression Engine Categories - Only super admin can change category on edit entry screen

I want to be able to give content members on my site the ability to choose which category an article should be listed within but at the minute only the super admin has this ability. I've looked ...
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changing permissions on certain categories

I have a page that hides some amount of page content for free viewers. We have a certain category of 'sample' articles which should be available for everyone. Is there an if clause which basically ...
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Permission for all Entries in a Channel

Is it possible to assign a group of members some permissions based on channel? For example, assume that I have channel_1 and channel_2, and group_1. Can I give group_1 edit permission to all entries ...
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Status Permissions / workflow

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.8.1. I have a set of basic permissions for my EE posts. Draft Awaiting Approval Rejected Open I have 2 key types of user: - Contributor Editor I have limited the ...
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EE will not save templates as text files… No matter what

THE PROBLEM: When editing a template file via the control panel, saving it with "save template as text file" ticked gives the error: "Unable to save your template as a text file" The template is ...
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I think I have a permissions problem on an EE site - no Extensions will be installed - they remain “Disabled”

I have set all permissions to 777 on all folders and files specified by this article: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/operations/moving.html I uploaded a new Extension to the new site....
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View system when offline issue

I have a development site that I've currently set as offline. I created a content administrator members group (which currently has one member) and gave the group permission to view the site when ...
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CartThrob Edit Permission Item - Submit button doesn't do anything

If I create a permission item (i.e. CartThrob > Add-Ons > Create permission item) and then save it. Everything seems to work as expected. However, when I enter "edit" mode and then try to Submit, ...
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CartThrob Permissions FieldType added to product channel now I get error:

After I add the CartThrob Permissions field to my product channel, I am no longer able to edit my channel. If I select channel > edit and then click a product I desire to edit, I get the following: ...
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Uploaded links 404 error. Can't edit entries under super admin

All the .doc and .pdfs (.jpg is fine) that we have uploaded to our site generate a 404 error and do not download. We have not changed anything on the back end of our site in quite some time and ...
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Error when posting: using Cartthrob Permissions cannot locate cartthrob_field_model

When I add the cart throb permissions fieldftype to a channel and try and post I get the error: Unable to locate the model you have specified: cartthrob_field_model Cart throb is up to date ver 2.4 ...
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Secure expressionengine file permissions after ssh upload

So I made the mistake of making everything 777 on my local machine. I then zipped everything, uploaded the file via FTP to my server, then used SSH to unzip it. Now everything is 777, which is ...
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Cart Throb Permissions: The requested module page could not be found

Does anyone out there have Cart Throb Permissions working as it should? I have NEVER been able to get it working properly since I purchased it. up2date EE 2.7.1 CartThrovb 2.4 and Permissions 2.3.3 ...
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How can someone edit categories without editing an entry

I have set up all of the proper permissions for our client to edit categories, and this is working. But so far as I can tell, there is no way to give access to the Admin -> Channel Settings -> ...
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User based permissions?

I need to be able to give access to viewing a section of the EE site based on usergroup AND user. For example: I may have a usergroup that I do not want to have access to a blog. BUT, there is a user ...
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entry submission error logged in as client user - “You are not authorized to perform this action”

Anyone seen this issue? I'm logged in as the client who is under the member's group (I believe I have set all the required permissions, can't see anything obvious that would restrict this). When I ...
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can you set permissions with HooKan Permissions Manager

can you set permissions with HooKan Permissions Manager, or does it just display them? I see this plugin is for setting permissions and I didn't know if I needed to get both, http://devot-ee.com/add-...
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Why can't I change permissions on config.php or database.php?

I am in the process of completing an upgrade to EE 2.6.1 and I am unable to change the file permissions on config.php, database.php or cache. I make the changes and it just bounces back. The Owner ...
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“Thumbnail could not be created for the image” on virtual machine

I am running ExpressionEngine inside of a Vagrant virtual machine. When trying to upload an image, I get the following error: Thumbnail could not be created for the image. Please make sure the ...
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What are the settings for emailing a member through CP?

I have a membergroup "Admins" and 3 other member groups. I want to give the admins the ability to email a member via the CP. I'm using ZooVistor here (zoovistior fieldtype) But I keep getting the ...
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cannot edit global template preferences

I have a weird scenario where I am trying to edit my global template preferences. I change a simple dropdown or field, hit submit, and get a successful indicator (the green icon at the top of the ...
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Member Group permissions and editing comments — can't get it to work

I've set up my templates to add in-place comment editing and deletion. It's working great, and should be a useful feature. However: Now that I'm ready to roll it out I'm attempting to test it with ...
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Is there an EE plugin that gives greater control over channel permissions?

I have to build a site for a client that requires 9 different content editors admin groups and 3 publisher admin groups. A lot of what I want to do could be done by allowing certain groups access to ...
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P&T Assets: thumbs folder file permissions

Looks like Assets, when creating the "_thumbs" folder... is using "666" permissions... This is creating an issue with being able to access files through my standard sftp account. Unless the file is ...
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Content restriction based on IP range

Has anyone ever heard of anything that would control content based on IP range? I am looking to regionalize content for a site. ie: regionalized promotions offered in a certain area are displayed ...
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Assets and Member Group Permissions

I recently installed 'Assets' by Pixel & Tonic for a client that has multiple member groups with access to the control panel. Each member group has varying permissions level. The install went fine,...