[LON-CAPA-users] User '-------' at domain 'uiuc' not in this course

Stuart Raeburn raeburn at msu.edu
Fri Aug 29 14:20:44 EDT 2014


> a difference???  AM I missing something else?

I would try assigning student roles to the users who are TAs, in  
addition to their existing TA roles.  The parameter setting screen  
might only be looking for student status when determining if a user is  
in a course.

Stuart Raeburn
LON-CAPA Academic Consortium

Quoting "Mills, Douglas G" <dmills at illinois.edu>:

> HI All,
> Not sure if this is a bug or something I'm not doing right.   
> Instructor wants TAs to have unique access to certain folders. I set  
>  this up and tested it with some dummy accounts in my test course  
> and  it worked fine as expected. I'm now in the instructor's course   
> trying to set this up for real, and when in Table mode I put the   
> TA's userid in the user text box to set specific parameters for him   
> or her, I get the message above. Nevertheless, when I got to manage   
> users, select current access and TA role, I see all the TAs listed   
> as being in the course. As I said, this worked in my test course.   
> The only difference there was that I was using "internally   
> authenticated" dummy users as opposed to "local authentication with   
> argument" users, which is what our real users are.  Could that make   
> a difference???  AM I missing something else? Thanks,
> Doug
> Douglas Mills
> Director of Instructional Technologies
> Department of Chemistry
> University of Illinois
> dmills at illinois.edu<mailto:dmills at illinois.edu>
> (217) 244-5739

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