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From:Bryan Alsdorf Date:May 30 2009 7:05am
Subject:Re: Account permission troubles
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Hi Jesse,

You should look at this:

http://forge.mysql.com/wiki/Eventum:Become_Super-Administrator

/bryan

Jesse Crawford wrote:
> The issue is not that behavior (as it does make sense) but the fact that the
> only two user accounts are managers in the only project - there are no admin
> accounts. This makes it impossible to change system settings. One of the
> accounts needs to be promoted to admin, but I can't find a way to do this. I
> have direct access to the database, but I couldn't see how to change
> permissions manually on my first look.
> 
> Jesse Crawford
> jesse@stripped
> 503-465-4953
> www.ce-int.net
> 
> 
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 22:18, Srivathsan, M IN BLR SISL <
> M.Srivathsan@stripped> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I feel that the present behaviour of Eventum 2.x is the right one as
>> "Managers" should not be fiddling with System Settings.  Hence all the more
>> they should not be able to promote themselves or others as Admins; if that
>> is possible then it would be a kind of security breach also.
>>
>> One other observation - If you are an admin to any of the Projects and a
>> Manager in another, then you could switch to that Project wherein you are an
>> Admin and then promote yourself as an Admin in the second project also.
>>
>> This again, in my humble opinion is a security violation but there are ways
>> to avoid this easily.  One way is to completely secure the Admin login to
>> one or two folks who would be responsible to tweak the System Settings (like
>> Managing Custom Fields, General Settings etc) and give a max. of Manager
>> privs to others.
>>
>> Thanks and rgds,
>> Watson
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jesse Crawford [mailto:jessjessc@stripped]
>> Sent: Sat, 30-May-2009 09:31
>> To: eventum-users@stripped
>> Subject: Account permission troubles
>>
>> Hello,
>> I'm having a simple but very annoying problem with Eventum 2.2. I just set
>> up Eventum today and have set up two users. Problem is, I've discovered
>> just
>> now that both users are managers. Since we're both managers we can't
>> promote
>> either of us to admin, and we can't change system settings!
>> I poked around in the database but didn't see on cursory inspection where
>> user permissions are stored. A little searching turned up that this might
>> be
>> a problem in certain 1.x versions but got nothing about 2.x versions.
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Thanks in advance!
>>
>> Jesse Crawford
>> jesse@stripped
>> 503-465-4953
>> www.ce-int.net
>>
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Thread
Account permission troublesJesse Crawford30 May
  • RE: Account permission troublesM  IN BLR SISL Srivathsan30 May
    • Re: Account permission troublesJesse Crawford30 May
      • Re: Account permission troublesBryan Alsdorf30 May