cogScript to analyze security cache and security access issues
TypeXAR
CategoryOther          
Developed by

Denis Gervalle

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LicenseGNU Lesser General Public License 2.1
Installable with the Extension Manager

Description

This extension should be installed on the main wiki and its main page is Admin.CheckSecurityCache.

It allows debugging the content of the security cache by comparing live and cached states.
It also helps understanding security access issues by aggregating all security information in one place.

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Tested on

This extension has been tested with the following configurations.

Extension VersionXWiki FlavorNotes
1.2XWiki Enterprise 5.x or later

Prerequisites & Installation Instructions

We recommend using the Extension Manager to install this extension (Make sure that the text "Installable with the Extension Manager" is displayed at the top right location on this page to know if this extension can be installed with the Extension Manager). Note that installing Extensions when being offline is currently not supported and you'd need to use some complex manual method.

You can also use the following manual method, which is useful if this extension cannot be installed with the Extension Manager or if you're using an old version of XWiki that doesn't have the Extension Manager:

  1. Log in the wiki with a user having Administration rights
  2. Go to the Administration page and select the Import category
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to upload the downloaded XAR
  4. Click on the uploaded XAR and follow the instructions
  5. You'll also need to install all dependent Extensions that are not already installed in your wiki

Release Notes

v1.2

Added support for multiwiki document suggest. (Indirectly workaround XWIKI-12584)

v1.1

Improved usability by providing a forms to filled the parameter and a Export to PDF button.
Add the inspection of the group cache and group membership.
Does not support version XWiki 7.2 due to XWIKI-12584.

v1.0

Initial script written to debug the confidential issue XWIKI-11355 and improved to support generic entity references.

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Created by Thomas Mortagne on 2015/09/16 11:35
    

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