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

Sean Hammond sean.hammond at okfn.org
Wed Jun 13 12:34:06 BST 2012

> > > 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.
> > 
> > I'll change the configuration of no.ckan.net for you, I just have to
> > look into it first and decide which is the best solution, given that
> > we're going to be upgrading you to CKAN 1.7.1 soon as well..
> Hmm, following the instructions here:
> http://docs.ckan.org/en/ckan-1.5.1/authorization.html#openness-modes
> I've both changed the default roles in the ini file and changed the
> existing rights so that the "visitor" user is only a "reader" for all
> groups, packages and the system object, and is not an editor or
> anon_editor for anything. But somehow, you can still add datasets to
> no.ckan.net without logging in.
> Anyone know what the problem might be?
> I wonder if this is a bug in CKAN 1.5.1. If no one else has any ideas,
> I'll look into it further tomorrow.

Olav, I'm not able to figure out why this isn't working right now but
CKAN 1.7.1 should be released in about a week and I'll be upgrading
no.ckan.net then anyway. Can you keep deleting the spam manually until

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