[greenstone-users] User restrictions

From Katherine Don
DateFri Feb 27 10:47:22 2009
Subject [greenstone-users] User restrictions
In-Reply-To (d1412c690901192306x1e62cbcbw370e17a3ce840071-mail-gmail-com)

The 'publicly accessible' button just determines whether the collection
appears on the home page of the library or not. The collection is still
available if one knows the short collection name.

To give password protection to a collection, you need to set up a
username, group and password for the collection. Details about how to do
this are at:


I hope this helps,

manjula wijewickrema wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am a layman for the Greenstone Digital Library software and using
> version 2.81rc2. Upto now, I was
> able to successfully build a collection and these days try to give the
> user
> restrictions (wahat I want to do is, allow to access a particular
> collection
> only for a specific group of people, by assigning a user name,
> password or
> however) under,
> Format---->General----->'This collection should be publicly accessible'.
> But even I leave the check box 'This collection should be publicly
> accessible' without checking, final collection is possible to access by
> anyone. So, if you can please let me know, what is the reason for
> this? Is
> this not the correct place to give the user restrictions or is there any
> mistake I have made?
> I appreciate any reply from you.
> Thanking You,
> P.K.C.M.Wijewickrema.
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