User Access Control in Drupal 6

    Date14 Apr 2008
    CategorySELinux
    14806
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    In this article by David Mercer, we will look at an entirely different aspect of running a Drupal website. Once we have added the functionality to the site, we now have to give some thoughts about how this functionality is to be accessed, or by whom. As the site grows, you will most likely feel the need to delegate certain responsibilities to various people. Alternatively, you might organize a team of people to work on specific aspects of the site. Whatever is required, at some stage you will have to make decisions about who can do what, and Drupal makes sure that it is possible to do precisely this.

    This article on access control in Drupal has many similarities to implementing policies in SELinux. For those of you who are new to SELinux and are unsure of how "it works", this article may provide insight through a practical example of roles and permissions in a microcosm CMS world.

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