[Product-Developers] Re: Anyone know of a tool to restore/cleanup/reset security/role settings?

Ross Patterson me at rpatterson.net
Sat Nov 29 23:19:10 UTC 2008

"Alexander Limi" <limi at plone.org> writes:

> On Fri, 28 Nov 2008 19:10:48 -0800, Ross Patterson  
> <me at rpatterson.net> wrote:
>> Does anyone know of an existing tool for restoring all security
>> settings/rolemaps from the ground up?  Obviously I can use
>> rolemap.xml where applicable and update workflow security.  I want to
>> first restore the Zope root to code defaults and restore the whole
>> hierarchy to just acquire.
>> I'm going to write something myself if not, but I thought I'd see if
>> there was anything out there.
> I assume you saw this release from Andreas today:
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zopyx.plone.cassandra
> I'm not sure if it can actually reset the settings, but at least it
> can show them. Maybe something you can contribute to the next release?
> :)

Yeah, I did see that and no it doesn't look like it resets anything.  It
also looks like it's only concerned with local roles and I need to reset
the role mappings too.  But thanks anyways!

Keep an eye out for collective.securitycleanup.  :)


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