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see section Column Header → Web Services Login
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Description

The Advanced Permissions Report maps out the exact permissions for any given user group across all assets on your Joomla! installation. It is useful for debugging user access problems.

How to access

  • Select Users → Groups from the Administrator menu. Then...
    • Select the Permissions icon for a specific group from the user groups list.

Screenshot

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Column Headers

In the table containing the assets from your Joomla! site, you will see different columns. For each asset the permission for this group is shown, color coded as per legend.

  • Asset Title. The asset as we know it.
  • Asset Name. The asset as known internally.
  • Site Login. Allows users in the group to login to the Frontend site.
  • Administrator Login. Allows users in the group to login to the Backend Administrator site.
  • Web Services Login. "MISSING" Needs to be edited.
  • Offline Access. Allows users in the group to access the Frontend site when site is offline.
  • Super User. Allows users in the group to perform any action over the whole site regardless of any other permission settings.
  • Configure Options Only. Allows users in the group to edit the options (except permissions) of any extension.
  • Access Administration Interface. Allows users in the group to access all of the administration interface except Global Configuration.
  • Create. Allows users in the group to create any content in any extension.
  • Delete. Allows users in the group to delete any content in any extension.
  • Edit. Allows users in the group to edit any content in any extension.
  • Edit State. Allows users in the group to edit the state of any content in any extension.
  • Edit Own. Allows users in the group to edit any content they own in any extension.
  • Edit Custom Field Value. Allows users in the group to edit any value of custom fields submitted in any extension.
  • LFT. The left and right values in the hierarchy. See Using nested sets in English.
  • ID. This is a unique identification number for this item assigned automatically by Joomla!. It is used to identify the item internally, and you cannot change this number. When creating a new item, this field displays 0 until you save the new entry, at which point a new ID is assigned to it.

List Filters

Near the top of the page you will see the filter bar shown in the Screenshot above. The functions are:

  • Search. Enter part of the asset name and press the Search icon to find matching assets. Press x or Clear to clear the search field and restore the list of assets.
  • Component. Filter by any installed component in Joomla.
  • Start Level. Start level of the item.
  • End Level. End level of the item.

Page Controls: When the number of items is more than one page, you will see a page control bar as shown below. The current page number being viewed is shaded.

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  • Start: Click to go to the first page.
  • Prev: Click to go to the previous page.
  • Page numbers: Click to go to the desired page.
  • Next: Click to go to the next page.
  • End: Click to go to the last page.

Toolbar

At the top of the page you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above. The functions are:

  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Options. Opens the Options window where settings such as default parameters can be edited.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Legend

At the bottom you will see the legend:

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  • Not Allowed. Action not allowed.
  • Allowed. Action allowed.
  • Forbidden. Action forbidden.

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