Security on the wiki

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In LocalSettings.php

We have restricted access to read only for all users, and you must have an account to edit. There are four types of account built into mediawiki (other than just user):

  • Bot
  • Administrator
  • Administrator (SMW)
  • Bureaucrat


Our next level of security is based on Intra ACL. We use override permissions.

The main groups are:

  • Researchers
  • Affiliates
  • Administrators

Individual affiliates then have their own groups.

For the most part, we restrict on category as follows: