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Difference: AdminGroup (r3 vs. r2)

Administrator Group

How to login as AdminUser

  • Login as the internal Wiki administrator:
    • Foswiki is configured using ApacheLogin, please login as a normal user first. Then the Admin Login will replace this text
  • Logout from Administrator:

ALERT! NOTE: If you lock yourself out of AdminUser 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 Foswiki::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 administrator:
    • Foswiki is configured using ApacheLogin, please login as a normal user first. Then the Admin Login will replace this text
  2. Edit this topic
  3. Insert the wikinames of admin users in the Administrator Group by listing them in the GROUP setting
    (example * Set GROUP = JohnSmith, JamesBond)
  4. Save this topic
  5. Logout from the Internal AdminUser
  6. Verify that new members show up properly in the group listing at Main.Groups?
  7. Make sure always to keep this topic write protected by keeping the already defined ALLOWTOPICCHANGE setting
  8. The ALLOWTOPICHANGE and ALLOWTOPICRENAME settings in System.DefaultPreferences and Main.SitePreferences have already been set to this group (AdminGroup), restricting edit of site-wide preferences to the Wiki Administrator Group
How to add the first administrator
If you haven't previously set up an administrator, follow these steps:
  • Note: This help text will disappear once you have added a user to this group, so read it all before adding your first user.
  1. Authenticate as the internal administrator:
    • Foswiki is configured using ApacheLogin, please login as a normal user first. Then the Admin Login will replace this text
  2. Scroll down to the Administration section at the bottom of this page
  3. Expand the "Add User" twisty if necessary
  4. Enter one or more users into the provided field; eg. JoeUser, JimUser
  5. Click the Add User button
  6. Return to this page by clicking the group name on the confirmation page.
  7. Logout from the internal administrator
  8. Verify that new members show up properly in the group listing at Main.WikiGroups
  9. The ALLOWTOPICHANGE and ALLOWTOPICRENAME settings in System.DefaultPreferences and Main.SitePreferences have already been set to this group (AdminGroup), restricting edit of site-wide preferences to the Wiki Administrator Group

Edit this topic to add a description to the AdminGroup

r3 - 13 Nov 2010 - 19:43:39 - AdminUser

Revision r3 - 13 Nov 2010 - 19:43 - AdminUser
Revision r2 - 14 Sep 2009 - 20:07 - AdminUser
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