[Zope3-Users] at sea with basic setup

Tom Dossis td at yoma.com.au
Sat Nov 5 17:28:31 EST 2005

Ross Boylan wrote:
> I'd like to create some users, set authentication methods, and so on.
> After a lot of fooling around with the GUI and looking at various
> docs, I conclude I have no idea what's going on.
> To complicate matters, there were some issue with my installation on
> Debian (using the package in testing) so that some of the products
> aren't available.  I wonder if any of them are key to getting things
> going.
> Do I need to create something like a Zope 2 user folder?
> Are all users defined in the principals file on disk?
> I tried installing a Site Manager object.  The Site Management screen
> shows a lot of entries (e.g., Authenticator Plugin) that say there are
> no entries available yet.  I installed some objects that seemed
> related, gave them names, and tried to hook them up with this screen.
> The only thing that seems to have worked is the unique id tool.

Hi Ross,

There's a related posting at..


The principal folder plugin provides something equivalent to a zope2 
user folder in that you can manage principals from the zmi.

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