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Read-only mode (ex.: when migrating a Tiki to a new server and you want the old one to still show content but not have edits)

Status
Open
Subject
Read-only mode (ex.: when migrating a Tiki to a new server and you want the old one to still show content but not have edits)
Version
8.x
Category
  • Feature request
Feature
Administration
Performance / Speed / Load / Compression / Cache
Infrastructure
Submitted by
Marc Laporte
Lastmod by
Marc Laporte
Rating
(0)
Description

We have a site_closed preference which is very useful.

However, this permits only the admins to access the site.


What if we want a read-only mirror?

It would be nice to a have a preference for this, along with a message to users: "This site is in read-only" and admins could change this message to indicate where the live site is.

Perhaps it could be interesting to check if the mysql user is "read only" as well...

This could also be interesting if a project is completed and we want to keep a site an an archive but no longer have any changes.

Things like tiki-logs, date of last login, etc. will need to considered.

Perhaps there could be a check: If current users has an edit/add permission (we'd have to make a list), then, he gets a warning that site is read-only (a message that the admin could change) and that any changes will be lost.

Workaround
Workaround is to put a Custom Code HowTo - Post-It Notes to warn users their data changes will be lost.
Importance
8
Easy to solve?
5
Priority
40
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Rating (deprecated)
(1)
Ticket ID
4061
Created
Monday 28 November, 2011 22:10:41 GMT-0000
LastModif
Wednesday 13 November, 2013 17:19:37 GMT-0000

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