TWiki Administrator Group

  • Member list (comma-separated list):
    • Set GROUP =
  • Persons/group who can change the list:

How to login as TWikiAdminUser

  • Login as the internal TWiki administrator:
    • TWiki is configured using ApacheLogin, please login as a normal user first. Then the Admin Login will replace this text
  • Logout from Administrator:

ALERT! NOTE: If you lock yourself out of TWikiAdminUser during setup activities or have forgotten the configure password, you can unset the configure password by editing the lib/LocalSite.cfg file and deleting the line that starts with $TWiki::cfg{Password} and then set it again by saving your settings in configure.

How to add the first administrator
If you haven't previously set up an administrator, follow these steps:
  1. Authenticate as the internal TWiki administrator:
    • TWiki is configured using ApacheLogin, please login as a normal user first. Then the Admin Login will replace this text
  2. Edit this topic
  3. Insert the wikinames of admin users in the TWiki Administrator Group by listing them in the GROUP setting
    (example * Set GROUP = JohnSmith, JamesBond)
  4. Save this topic
  5. Logout from the Internal TWikiAdminUser
  6. Verify that new members show up properly in the group listing at TWikiGroups
  7. Make sure always to keep this topic write protected by keeping the already defined ALLOWTOPICCHANGE setting
  8. The ALLOWTOPICHANGE and ALLOWTOPICRENAME settings in TWiki.TWikiPreferences and Main.TWikiPreferences have already been set to this group (TWikiAdminGroup), restricting edit of site-wide preferences to the TWiki Administrator Group

Related topics: TWikiUsers? , TWikiAdminUser, TWikiGroups, TWikiAccessControl

Topic revision: r13 - 27 Mar 2005 - 15:45:41 - TWikiContributor