Manpage of webusers
Section: access configuration file (5)
Updated: April 02007
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webusers - define the access permissions for a directory of lists
webusers contains the access definitions for the lists below a certain
This file is optional. The actions of users are unrestricted, if the
webusers file does not exist. Be careful when using this setting.
A webusers file is only useful if you can request some kind of authentication
from the user. Usually this should be done via http-authentication. See
the INSTALL file for more details.
By default the webusers file is located in the same directory as the
mailing lists. This can be adjusted with the setting WEBUSERS_FILE in
the configuration file ezmlmwebrc (5). Read its manpage for details.
Empty lines and lines starting with a '#' are ignored. The same goes for
invalid configuration lines.
If LISTNAME equals the string ALL, then the following users are
allowed to manage all existing mailing lists.
If LISTNAME equals the string ALLOW_CREATE, then the following
users are allowed to create new lists.
Otherwise the named users are allowed to manage only list LISTNAME.
If one of the usernames equals the string ALL, then every authenticated
user is allowed to perform the action specified by LISTNAME.
- The file consists of lines of the following form:
LISTNAME: USER1 USER2
In the example above, the users root and guy are allowed to create
Every authenticated user may configure the list members.
The user root can manage all mailing lists.
- A minimal example access configuration file:
comm: guy arb
ALLOW_CREATE: root guy
Written by Lars Kruse
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