Apart from modifying the users.db file directly as Diego pointed out,
the admin web interface is the only way that Greenstone supplies for
You'll probably need to create your own program to do it.
E Robinson wrote:
> I've now realised that what I asked for is one of the options already
> built in to Greenstone - I was confusing it with protecting all
> documents in a collection which is what the example collection does.
> The method of adding a user appears to be one at a time. I am likely
> to have say 500 users, and I would like to be able to change them in
> bulk. I can also envisage users writing to say they have forgotten
> their password, or being concerned that they cannot change the initial
> password they were first registered with.
> 1. Is there a method of creating a file of users in bulk?
> 2. Is there some code that allows users to change their password, and
> to automatically reset passwords when someone loses their password?
> I realise this is probably away from Greenstone, and I may have to get
> someone to do some programming for me. but its worth asking!
> Ed Robinson
> E Robinson wrote:
>> I would like to password protect a collection from the "about" page
>> rather than at the individual document level (so that a person can
>> see the about page to read a description of what is in the
>> collection, but not see listings or make a search without a password.)
>> Is this possible within Greenstone?
>> Ed Robinson
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