[Zope] restricting permissions for direct access only

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Feb 14 04:51:12 EST 2006

Michael Shulman wrote:
> Thanks Lennart!  Proxy roles do sound like the answer, but I cannot
> get them working.  When I restrict my private script so that only
> Managers have View permissions and give my public script Manager proxy
> roles, I am still prompted for a login box when I try to view the
> public script.  When I cancel, I get the following error:
> Error Type: Unauthorized
> Error Value: You are not allowed to access 'meta_type' in this context

On what line in either of your scripts do you access meta_type?

> What does it mean and how do I fix it?

I means something tried to access an object's meta_type but didn't have 
the necessary roles to do so. You may wish to look at the 
verbose-security options in zope.conf...



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