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Users Debug Groups

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View the permissions for any group.

Description

The Advanced Permissions Report maps out the exact permissions for any given user group across all assets on your Joomla! installation.

How to access

Select Users → Groups → 'click' Advanced Permissions Report under a specific group from the user groups list on the backend of your Joomla installation.


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.
  • 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 perrmission 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.

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List Filters

Filter by Assets

  • Search Assets. In the upper left is a Search field and two buttons, as shown below.

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Enter part of the asset name and press the Search to find matching assets. Press x or Clear to clear the search field and restore the list of assets.

Filter by Component, Start Level and End Level

In the upper right, above the column headings, are three drop-down list boxes as shown below.

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  • Component. Filter by any installed component in Joomla.
  • Start Level. Start level of the item.
  • End Level. End level of the item.

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Toolbar

At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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The function is:

  • Help. Opens this help screen.
  • Options. Opens the Options window where settings such as default parameters can be edited.


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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