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This document discusses how to add a user to view and edit Wiki.utexas documents.

Only Wiki "space admins" can authorize others for the Wiki. Wiki space admins for the college are:

  • Charles Soto - csoto
  • Khaled Jaber - khaled
  • Scott Calhoun - lajsc
  • David Cox - protool
  • Annelle Harrison - ah349
  • Dave Wiginton - dsw527
  • Andy Greer - andy1

Wiki space admins for KUT wiki are:

  • Charles Soto - csoto
  • Khaled Jaber - khaled
  • Scott Calhoun - lajsc
  • David Cox - protool
  • Annelle Harrison - ah349
  • Dave Wiginton - dsw527
  • Todd Callahan - tc22989

To add a new user:

Click Browse in the top menu bar and select Space Admin.

Authenticate with your UT EID if necessary. 

Click Permissions in the left-hand column.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Edit Permissions button.

Type the new user's UT EID* in the text field at the bottom of the list and click Add.

Click the appropriate checkboxes next to the person's name to authorize.

Click Save

Drop access via the link in the yellow bar at the top of the browser when done.

 

*Note that per ITS' documentation, a new user must log into the wiki once before you can add them to a permissions group. 

Removing access

Click Browse in the upper right-hand corner and select Space Admin.

Authenticate with your UT EID. 

Click Permissions in the left-hand column.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the Edit Permissions button.

Click the gear icon at the end of row for the person whose access needs to be removed and select Deselect All. 

Save the changes and drop access.

Adding a user to a secure section of the wiki 

Go to the top-level page of the secure section and click Tools, select Restrictions.

For view only access, leave the radio button at the default Restrict viewing of this page, enter the user's UT EID and click Save

For editing access, click the radio button next to Restrict Editing of this page, enter the user's UT EID and click Save.

 

 

Reviewed 9/28/17 - Cox

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