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Offline Prosperous

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Permissions question
« on: May 16, 2008, 12:02:51 PM »
Hey there everyone. I am currently having a little bit of trouble regarding setting up permissions for the Guest group. What I want to achieve is this; allow Guests to view, post new topics and posts in particular boards, however ONLY have the ability to view other boards in another category. How can I set this up without any troubles?

To simplify:

www.forum.thefreezing.com

When you visit as a Guest, you should be able to see three categories ('Welcome Guest!', 'Administrative' and 'Community') and there should be a total of 12 boards. I have set up all groups to only be able to read the first category and first board, and I have allowed posting of posts and topics in the 'Public Board' and 'Pre-Sales Questions' board, but I don't want them to have the ability to post posts or topics in the other boards (just read them only). How can I set this up?

Thanks a lot all! 8)
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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2008, 12:15:59 PM »
Go into admin and then member groups and edit what each one can do and see on the forum.

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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2008, 12:28:45 PM »
If You're lazy like me;
Use this= :P Replace your-forum-url with your actual forum url

www.your-forum-url.com/index.php?action=permissions
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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2008, 12:47:21 PM »
The group 'Guest' isn't listed on the page 'Membergroups'... ::)
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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2008, 01:04:35 PM »
Click permissions below membergroups for it , sorry my error not saying ;)

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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2008, 06:50:18 PM »
If I edit the permissions like that, which I've done and tried figuring out a couple of times, it works for all forums, not specific ones. If I edit permissions via the 'Board Permissions' page, then I can only change it for ALL members, not just Guests.

Do I have to set up a customised permission set?
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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2008, 11:52:41 AM »
I've figured it out. I had to create a whole different permission profile. Everything has been set up and is successfully working. Thanks for your help anyway nightbre and [n3rve], I appreciate it. ;D
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Re: Permissions question
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2008, 01:59:01 PM »
Glad you got it sorted out m8 ;)