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1README
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4This module contains tools for developers using access control modules
5to restrict access to some nodes. It is intended to help catch some
6common mistakes and provide feedback to confirm that restricted nodes
7are in fact visible only to the intended users.
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9Provides a summary page which queries the node_access table and
10reports common mistakes such as the presence of Drupal's default entry
11which grants all users read access to all nodes. Also reports the
12presence of nodes not represented in node_access table. This may
13occur when an access control module is installed after nodes have
14already been created.
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16Provides a block which shows all node_access entries for the nodes
17shown on a given page. This gives developers a quick check to see
2be98a89 18that grants are provided as they should be. This block auto-enables
19to the footer region. You may move it as desired.
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21If Views module is installed, allows browsing of nodes by realm,
22including those nodes not in the node_access table (NULL realm).
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24WISHLIST
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27Things I'd like to see but haven't had time to do:
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29* Automatically solve common problems. I.e. delete the "all" realm
30 entry, and automatically save all nodes not in the node_access table.
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32* Nicer feedback indicating whether nodes are visible to the public or
33 not. I.e. use color coding or icons.
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35* Summary does not differentiate between view grants and other types
36 of grants. I personally use node_access only for view grants so I'm
37 not sure exactly what else it should show.
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39AUTHOR
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42Dave Cohen AKA yogadex on drupal.org