[rt-users] AdminClass right and RT-FM

Kevin Falcone falcone at bestpractical.com
Fri Mar 27 12:38:13 EDT 2009


On Mar 27, 2009, at 12:29 PM, Tim Cutts wrote:

>
> On 27 Mar 2009, at 3:46 pm, Kevin Falcone wrote:
>
>>
>> On Mar 27, 2009, at 11:20 AM, Tim Cutts wrote:
>>
>>> I'm in the process of deploying RT-FM, and I have come across a
>>> strangeness with access to classes in order to configure them.  We
>>> have an rt-admin group, to which I have given the AdminClass right
>>> globally.
>>>
>>> However, when I go to the configure page for the classes, I (a  
>>> member
>>> of the rt-admin group) can only see one of the two classes that I  
>>> have
>>> created, and I don't understand why.
>>
>> There is also a SeeClass right you might want to grant.
>
> Yep, done that (AdminClass is the crucial one, judging by RT-FM/html/ 
> Admin/RTFM/Classes/index.html)
>
>>> I tried to create a small perl script to examine the rights  
>>> directly:
>>>
>>> #!/usr/bin/perl -w
>>>
>>> use strict;
>>>
>>> use lib qw'/opt/rt3/lib /opt/rt3/local/lib';
>>>
>>> use RT;
>>> use RT::Interface::CLI qw/GetCurrentUser/;
>>>
>>> RT::LoadConfig;
>>> RT::Init;
>>>
>>> my $user = GetCurrentUser();
>>>
>>> my $c = RT::FM::Class->new($user);
>>>
>>> $c->Load('someclassname');
>>>
>>> if ($user->HasRight(Right => 'AdminClass',
>>> 		    Object => $c)) {
>>> print "Yes we can\n";
>>> }
>>>
>>>
>>> but I'm not sure I've done this right, because it dies with:
>>>
>>> Can't locate object method "new" via package  
>>> "RT::FM::Class" (perhaps
>>> you forgot to load "RT::FM::Class"?) at test.pl line 15, <DATA> line
>>> 273.
>>
>> you need to use RT::FM::Class; before you call new on it
>
> Actually, it seems to be require that's needed but not use.  Thanks  
> for the hint.
>
> It's a bit inconsistent with searching for RT core objects.
> If it were a ticket I was looking for, I wouldn't need to "require  
> RT::Ticket":
>
> Anyway, that aside, my script now works, and it shows that my user  
> indeed does not seem to have rights to access that class, but I  
> don't understand why, given that the user *is* a member of the rt- 
> admin group, and the rt-admin group *does* have that right.
>
> Workaround:  If I configure the right at the per-Class level, it  
> works fine.  It seems that it's only the global right that doesn't  
> seem to work.  Should I file a bug report?

Sure, send something to rtfm-bugs at bestpractical.com

-kevin

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> Tim
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