[LON-CAPA-users] guest accounts advice
Tue, 17 Feb 2004 19:19:09 -0500
> Uhhh... do you mean the default.meta for the Workspace directory?
> I believe that I will probably do something like the above and in fact give
> them both cc and author roles, but warn them about what not to do.
> Since it is my hope that other departments will eventually get their own
> library servers, I was hoping not to clutter up mine with authors who only
> publish one two test samples. I thought that perhaps I could avoid this by
> creating a user "Guest" to which I make all such users co-authors. This way
> I will only have one undesireable author account on my system. I would then
> only give actual unixauth access to a bona fide author.
> What do you think about that?
Sounds fine if it is just one user at a time. A few people sharing the
guest account might not be a good selling point if they both log each
other out :)
By the way, authors can be internally authenticated or kerberos
authenticated. Most MSU authors are actually kerberos authenticated now.
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