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A non admin user can not self manage their own group

Status
Open
Subject
A non admin user can not self manage their own group
Version
6.x
7.x
Category
  • Usability
  • Feature request
Feature
Administration
Group
Submitted by
tpinet
Rating
(1)
Description

We are running Tiki 6.2 (clean install), on a Windows 2003 Server, Apache 2.2.16 w SSL, PHP 5.3.3, remote MySQL 5 database.

What we would like to do in our organization is for an admin to create group MyGroup and assign Bill to the group. The admin would then give the MyGroup object permissions:

  • Can add group members (tiki_p_group_add_member)
  • Can remove group members (tiki_p_group_remove_member)
  • Can invite user to my groups (tiki_p_invite_to_my_groups)


At this point I would figure that there would be some kind of interface so that Bill could have a user selector and bring people into his group. I have checked around but I can not see any mechanism to do this.

We want to avoid our admin to manage groups for 1000's of users.

On a side note, we also investigated letting users select their own groups however we can also not find a mechanism to do this. We enabled all permissions we could think of such as:

  • Can subscribe to groups (tiki_p_subscribe_groups)
  • Can join or leave the group (tiki_p_group_join)
  • In the group we selected "User can assign to the group himself"

but we can still not find where the user can change his group.

Our users sign in with their LDAP (AD) logins and therefore do not go through the Registration process.

Any help would be very much appreciated as this is a big issue for us right now.

Importance
9 high
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Rating (deprecated)
(1)
Ticket ID
3934
Created
Thursday 07 July, 2011 15:15:34 GMT-0000
LastModif
Tuesday 13 March, 2012 20:30:17 GMT-0000

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