Hide admin menu item/page

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#1

Hello,

I am new to Owncloud and have installed 9.1.2 stable version with SQLLite on a shared server.
I will be giving admin rights to several naive (non-techy) users in the group and do not want them to tamper with the admin page settings so I would like to hide admin menu item or that admin page for all administrators except myself.
Something like: if admin == 'sam' only then show admin page else hide admin menu item or hide admin page..

Please advise.

Thanks,
Sam


#2

Hi,

there is no such functionality included in ownCloud. Either you give them admin rights or you're not giving them admin rights.

I really wonder what's your use-case to give that people admin rights but don't show them the admin page? This just doesn't make any sense.


#3

Hi

additional note to this:

Please don't use SQLite on a productive system, especiallly not with multiple user. The reasons for this are documented at various places like:

https://doc.owncloud.org/server/latest/admin_manual/configuration_server/oc_server_tuning.html#using-mariadb-mysql-instead-of-sqlite

https://doc.owncloud.org/server/latest/admin_manual/configuration_database/db_conversion.html#converting-database-type


#4

Hi RealRancor,

Thankyou for the swift feedback. The only reason, I want to give them admin rights so they can add users and assign those users to specific groups or create new groups. Is there a work around to not give admin rights but still allow a user to create new user accounts ?

Please advise.

Thanks,
Sam


#5

Hi RealRancor,

Thankyou for addressing this :slight_smile:
I was trying to get it up with MySQL but was getting few errors and was short on time for evaluation phase so got it with up and running with SQLLite.
But I will setup this up with MySQL for production environment.

Thanks,
Sam


#6

Hi,

ah yes. These are "Group Admins" or "Group Administrators" explained here:

https://doc.owncloud.org/server/latest/admin_manual/configuration_user/user_configuration.html#granting-administrator-privileges-to-a-user


#7

Hi RealRancor,

You are the best :clap: :+1:
This solves my problem thankyou so much Sir :slight_smile:

Thanks,

Regards
Sam