Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of TracFineGrainedPermissions


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02/11/11 15:46:09 (8 years ago)
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  • TracFineGrainedPermissions

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    55Since 0.11, there's a general mechanism in place that allows custom permission policy plugins to grant or deny any action on any kind of Trac resources, even at the level of specific versions of such resources. 
     6 
     7Note that for Trac 0.12, `authz_policy` has been integrated in trunk branch as `tracopt.perm.authz_policy.*` 
    68 
    79== Permission Policies == 
     
    1416 - Install [http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/configobj.html ConfigObj] (required). 
    1517 - Copy authz_policy.py into your plugins directory. 
    16  - Put a [http://swapoff.org/files/authzpolicy.conf authzpolicy.conf] file somewhere (preferably on a secured location on the server, not readable for others than the webuser. 
     18 - Put a [http://swapoff.org/files/authzpolicy.conf authzpolicy.conf] file somewhere, preferably on a secured location on the server, not readable for others than the webuser. If the  file contains non-ASCII characters, the UTF-8 encoding should be used. 
    1719 - Update your `trac.ini`: 
     20   1. modify the [TracIni#trac-section permission_policies] entry in the `[trac]` section 
    1821{{{ 
    1922[trac] 
    2023... 
    2124permission_policies = AuthzPolicy, DefaultPermissionPolicy, LegacyAttachmentPolicy 
    22  
     25}}} 
     26   2. add a new `[authz_policy]` section 
     27{{{ 
    2328[authz_policy] 
    2429authz_file = /some/trac/env/conf/authzpolicy.conf 
    25  
     30}}} 
     31   3. enable the single file plugin 
     32{{{ 
    2633[components] 
    2734... 
    28 authz_policy = enabled 
     35authz_policy.* = enabled 
    2936}}} 
    3037 
     
    6471 
    6572That kind of fine-grained permission control needs a definition file, which is the one used by Subversion's mod_authz_svn.  
    66 More information about this file format and about its usage in Subversion is available in the [http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/book.html#svn-ch-6-sect-4.4.2 Subversion Book (Per-Directory Access Control)]. 
     73More information about this file format and about its usage in Subversion is available in the  [http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.serverconfig.pathbasedauthz.html Path-Based Authorization] section in the Server Configuration chapter of the svn book. 
    6774 
    6875Example: 
     
    9299}}} 
    93100 
    94 if you want to support the use of the `[`''modulename''`:/`''some''`/`''path''`]` syntax within the `authz_file`, add  
     101If you want to support the use of the `[`''modulename''`:/`''some''`/`''path''`]` syntax within the `authz_file`, add  
    95102 
    96103{{{ 
     
    98105}}} 
    99106 
    100 where ''modulename'' refers to the same repository indicated by the `repository_dir` entry in the `[trac]` section. 
     107where ''modulename'' refers to the same repository indicated by the `repository_dir` entry in the `[trac]` section. As an example, if the `repository_dir` entry in the `[trac]` section is {{{/srv/active/svn/blahblah}}}, that would yield the following: 
     108 
     109{{{  
     110[trac] 
     111authz_file = /path/to/svnaccessfile 
     112authz_module_name = blahblah 
     113... 
     114repository_dir = /srv/active/svn/blahblah  
     115}}} 
     116 
     117where the svn access file, {{{/path/to/svnaccessfile}}}, contains entries such as {{{[blahblah:/some/path]}}}. 
    101118 
    102119'''Note:''' Usernames inside the Authz file __must__ be the same as those used inside trac.  
     
    122139 
    123140---- 
    124 See also: TracPermissions 
    125 http://trac-hacks.org/wiki/FineGrainedPageAuthzEditorPlugin for a simple editor plugin. 
     141See also: TracPermissions, 
     142[http://trac-hacks.org/wiki/FineGrainedPageAuthzEditorPlugin TracHacks:FineGrainedPageAuthzEditorPlugin] for a simple editor plugin.