In OpenCms you can set permissions for each resource in the VFS. We explore how to use the dialog to set permissions.
If you have yourself the according permissions, you get at each resource (file or folder) the entry "Permissions" in the resource's context menu in the explorer view. If you choose that option, the following dialog appears.
The permission dialog has two views: "Summary" and "Details" view, where the details view provides some extra information, e.g., from which resource permissions are inherited.
Lists the users that are declared responsible for the resource. If a job of type
org.opencms.notification.CmsContentNotificationJob is run, responsible users are notified via email in special situations (the resource will shortly be expired, released or outdated).
List of all permissions that are inherited from parent folders.
Information on directly set permissions, responsibilities and inheritance behavior of permissions. In this section permissions can be added, deleted or altered.
When you open the permissions dialog for a VFS resource, you can add, delete or alter permissions on the resource for
The options for each user, group or role are shown in Figure [permission_options].
Each "real" permission can be allowed, denied, or kept unset. Read here about the three states of permissions. Moreover the following options are available:
When you click "Set", changes made at the permissions are persisted. If you click "Delete" the permissions that you set for the user/group are deleted.