[LON-CAPA-users] login page

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 25 Aug 2003 11:31:15 -0400

On Monday, August 25, 2003, at 11:26  AM, Guy Albertelli II wrote:

>> In this regard, is it possible to prevent user change of password on
>> the guestr account?
> The only way I know of right now to stop a user from modifying their
> own passwd, is to setup the permissions on the password file so that
> www can't modify it.
> This however makes lond blow up currently.
> Maybe in 1.0.1

Using a generic account has many problems. For example, two people 
cannot be logged in at the same time. And if one person solves a 
homework problem, it is solved for anybody coming in later. That is why 
we invented the demo mechanism.

- Gerd.