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ACL Technique in Joomla!

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Joomla PlatformJoomla 2.5Joomla 3.0 A technical overview of how Access Control is implemented in Joomla!.

Contents

The #__assets table

TODO: describe the Assets database table. Fields, layout and purpose.

JTableAsset

TODO: describe the methods of JTableAsset, a JTableNested.

JAccessRule and JAccessRules

TODO: describe the methods of AccessRule and JAccessRules

JAccess

TODO: describe the (static) methods and (static) properties of JAccess

JUser authorisation methods and properties

TODO: describe the authorisation methods and properties of JUser: authorise(), authorisedLevels(), getAuthorisedCategories(), getAuthorisedGroups(), getAuthorisedViewLevels(), $_authActions, $_authGroups, $_authLevels

JTable methods and properties for storing access permissions

TODO: describe the JTable methods and properties for storing access permissions: getRules(), setRules(), etc.

access.xml

TODO: describe the use of the access.xml file

How it all comes together

TODO: describe how the above parts are used together in a workflow

References

TODO: add

N.B.: in http://docs.joomla.org/Access_Control_System_In_Joomla_1.6 this was started and usergroups are referenced there too. TODO: include usergroups here too, for they are an integral part of the Joomla-ACL.