[Moin-user] AutoAdmin feature confusion

Matthew Brett matthew.brett at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 10:18:07 EST 2006


I am sorry, I realize I really have not understood this well, but I
was hoping that the AutoAdmin feature would solve my problem, and I
cannot understand how it should work.

I wanted to give a defined list of users the ability to be Admins on
their home pages.

I slavishly followed the recipe here:



Made a new wiki
Added from MoinMoin.util.autoadmin import SecurityPolicy at the top of
Restricted default admin permissions to users in AdminGroup
Made a group page containing a user that should be able to edit their
home page: SomeGroup - where the user is not in AdminGroup
Added SomeGroup to AutoAdminGroup
Restarted the (apache cgi) server

but, this didn't work, in that the user in SomeGroup cannot edit their
own home page.  I am sorry to be dumb here, but is there more
information somewhere to help me better understand that feature?

I am using the 1.5.6 release.



At that point I was naively expecting

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