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I'm using a private osm server. I want to make myself as administrator and grant other users different privileges. How can that be achieved?

I noticed there is a file called user_roles_controller.rb so i had a guess that i can access the users and edit them by going to localhost/users. But then i get an error message:You need to be an administrator to perform that action.

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answered 23 Nov '11, 13:22

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Thx, but that was mean.

(23 Nov '11, 13:33) alexz

You have to add an initial administrator manually, either from the rails console, or from an SQL command line.

After that the initial administrator can grant further people moderator or administrator powers through the web site by clicking the star icons on a user's user page.

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