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User Access Control in Drupal 6

Apr 14, 2008, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Mercer)

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"Having Drupal simplify the implementation of your access control policies does not mean that the task is a trivial one. There is still much thought that needs to go on behind the scenes in order to create a sophisticated, and above all, effective policy for controlling access to the site. Because of this, we will spend a bit of time exploring the ramifications of the various choices available, instead of simply listing them. Taking a holistic approach to implementing an access control policy will ensure you don't end up with any nasty surprises down the line.

"Specifically, this article will look at Planning an access policy, Roles, Users, and Access rules..."

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