[ckan-discuss] spam on no.ckan.net (Sean Hammond)

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Jun 11 16:30:24 BST 2012

Are these existing datasets or new datasets? Existing datasets retain their
existing permissions. Also changing permissions given to new datasets come
from ini file (the ckan-admin settings just control whether you can
*create* datasets).


On 11 June 2012 14:07, Olav Anders Øvrebø <olav.ovrebo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Message: 2
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:05:18 +0200
>> From: Sean Hammond <sean.hammond at okfn.org>
>> Subject: Re: [ckan-discuss] spam on no.ckan.net
>> To: ckan-discuss at lists.okfn.org
>> Message-ID: <20120611090518.GA3145 at gusteau>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>> > Hi,
>> > I have deleted two spam datasets on no.ckan.net today and yesterday.
>> Any
>> > way to prevent these from coming?
>> Hey Olav, one thing you could do is configure CKAN so that
>> newly-registerd users are not allowed to post anything, but have to send
>> an email to the no.ckan.net admins asking to be given permission. Does
>> that sound like a possible solution for no.ckan.net?
> Yes, that sounds fine. How do I make those changes?
> I tried to change user authorization in the Admin panel now. Changed role
> of "Visitor" to "Reader" only, but it doesn't seem to take effect, I can
> still edit when I am not logged in.
> Olav
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