Package TWiki::Access

A singleton object of this class manages the access control database.

ClassMethod new ()

Construct a new singleton object to manage the permissions database.

ObjectMethod permissionsSet ($web) -> $boolean

Are there any security restrictions for this Web (ignoring settings on individual pages).

ObjectMethod getReason () -> $string

Return a string describing the reason why the last access control failure occurred.

ObjectMethod checkAccessPermission ($action,$user,$text,$meta,$topic,$web) -> $boolean

Check if user is allowed to access topic

  • $action - 'VIEW', 'CHANGE', 'CREATE', etc.
  • $user - User object
  • $text - If undef or '': Read '$theWebName.$theTopicName' to check permissions
  • $meta - If undef, but $text is defined, then metadata will be parsed from $text. If defined, then metadata embedded in $text will be ignored. Always ignored if $text is undefined. Settings in $meta override * Set settings in plain text.
  • $topic - Topic name to check, e.g. 'SomeTopic' *undef to check web perms only)
  • $web - Web, e.g. 'Know'
If the check fails, the reason can be recoveered using getReason.

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