Bug 116240 - Ordinary user cannot move systems between groups they have access to
Ordinary user cannot move systems between groups they have access to
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Server (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Robin Norwood
Fanny Augustin
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Blocks: 111817
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Reported: 2004-02-19 09:25 EST by Nick Strugnell
Modified: 2007-07-31 15:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-20 12:23:32 EDT
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Description Nick Strugnell 2004-02-19 09:25:13 EST
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Description of problem:
An ordinary user, having access to several groups, cannot move systems
between those groups.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. As org admin, assign 2 or more groups to ordinary user
2. Log in as ordinary user
3. Try to assign system in one group to another

Actual Results:  Cannot move system (no options to do so)

Expected Results:  Should be able to assign to different groups, as
when logged in as ordinary user to RHN hosted

Additional info:
Comment 1 Robin Norwood 2004-04-20 12:23:32 EDT
Nick - The problem with this RFE is this:

If we allow a user to move systems between groups they have access to,
then that affects other users ability to manage those systems.  For

User A has access to systems in Group 1 and Group 2.
User B has access to systems in Group 2.

System Foo is in Group 2.

User A removes System Foo from Group 2, and places it in Group 1.

Result: User B no longer has access to System Foo.

We could implement a feature like 'group admin' where a specific user
is given the right to manage the systems in a group, but that's
further down the road.

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