[Mediawiki-l] Antwort: Re: Antwort: restrict anonymous views in mediawiki

sharmishtha gupta sharmishtha.gupta at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 05:44:19 UTC 2008


I think this solution can work, can you suggest that how to make group
for particular users.
as i understood that in given example you mention the group name "sysop".

On 1/10/08, amuenzeb at rockwellcollins.com <amuenzeb at rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org schrieb am 10.01.2008 13:45:50:
>
> > We are including mediawiki application into one existing site.
> > for this we made one wrapper to check the authenticity of the user from
> > existing site,
> > We want to allow only two types of users;-
> > 1. which are present into the mediawiki database
> > 2. which are authentic according to our wrapper but new to mediawiki
> > database
> >
> > problem is, if someone directly gives mediawiki path to the browser then
> he
> > can easily click " create account" and login into mediawiki.
> >
> > How we prevent this anonymous user to login into mediawiki.
>
> You can prevent access to the create-account page using the following
> command in LocalSettings.php
>
> $wgGroupPermissions['*'    ]['createaccount']   = false;
>
> However, this effectivly prevents everybody from creating new accounts. If
> you want members of some group in the wiki to still be able to create
> accounts (substitutional for new users of course) you must explicitly
> enable them. For instance:
>
> $wgGroupPermissions['sysop']['createaccount']   = true;
>
> If you want anonymous user to be able to request accounts rather than
> instantly create them, you should take a look at the ConfirmAccount
> extension:
>
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ConfirmAccount
>
> HTH,
>         Arnd
>
> > On 1/10/08, amuenzeb at rockwellcollins.com <amuenzeb at rockwellcollins.com >
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org schrieb am 10.01.2008
> 10:55:35:
> > >
> > > > We wish to restrict anonymous views to our mediawiki installation.
> Every
> > > > unauthorized user is to be redirected to a particular page. This
> page
> > > > may not be a wiki page.
> > > >
> > > > Can we do this using LocalSettings.php?
> > >
> > > $wgGroupPermissions['*'    ]['read']            = false;
> > > $wgGroupPermissions['user' ]['read']            = true;
> > >
> > > prevents anonymous users from reading. You can exclude some pages
> using a
> > > whitelist:
> > >
> > > $wgWhitelistRead =
> > > array('Spezial:RequestAccount','Special:RequestAccount','Hauptseite');
> > >
> > > > If not, do we have any extension/hook for the very purpose?
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > >        Arnd
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