Manja enables you to assign detailed permissions to your users. In order to manage these controls and all the settings easily, Manja offers a three-step permission system:
users & groups
roles on a group level
access control lists (ACLs) for users & groups, which can be applied to categories and to individual files
Users & Groups
You can group users together; each user can belong to one or several groups. The user receives all the roles and permissions of all the groups he belongs to.
Roles on a Group Level
You can assign several of the following roles to each group:
Regular users, managers, administrators, and maintenance.
These roles activate the following functions inside Manja:
Regular users can send files,
Managers can manage, publish and export files,
Administrators have access to administrative functions,
Maintenance can carry out maintenance tasks.
If no role is assigned to a group, all users in the group are considered guests.
Access Control Lists (ACL)
Access control lists allow you to define exactly who is allowed to do something where, and who isn't. Such lists specify rules, which allow or don't allow a user or a group (who) to carry out actions (what), and are applied as a total to all files in a category or to an individual file (where).
preview with watermark
preview without watermark
download files (original format)
download image section
upload files (managers only)
edit files (managers only)
edit categories (managers only)
You can define such a list for each category of the first category tree. You can thus use this category tree for an arbitrarily complex structure to organize your data.
You set up the authorizations for a "press" category: All regular users may find this category's data, view their previews without watermark, and download them. Guests may only view previews with watermark in this area and are not allowed to download files.
Only Mrs. Smith from the press department receives permission to edit files in this category and to add new files. In addition, you create a "special affairs" category below the press category - as a rule, nobody may find, upload, or edit files here. Only selected users are allowed access.
Additionally, you can define a separate access control list for individual files, if required. This feature will be used automatically when sending files to other users or guests, or when publishing files.
The actual functionality of custom actions is defined somewhere else: