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  2. MDL-8259

Gradebook: Grade Exceptions tab generates error "you do not currently have permissions to do that (Manage grades)"

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Critical Critical
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 1.7
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Gradebook
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      Moodle 1.7, PHP Version 5.1.2, MySQL 5.0.18, Redhat Linux Enterprise 4
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_17_STABLE

      Description

      We are seeing sporadic reports of faculty being unable to set grade exceptions within Gradebook.

      Faculty do the following:

      1. Go to the Gradebook for a course.
      2. Select the "Grade Exceptions" tab.
      3. This generates the error "Sorry, but you do not currently have permissions to do that (Manage grades)"

      Admins do not see this error.

      This bug may be associated with another Gradebook error we're seeing, in which an "invalid context creation" error is thrown by Moodle when viewing the Gradebook with debugging set to "developer".

      http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-8258

      That said, we are seeing this problem on courses that do not have the above error. The users in question are part of the "teacher" role, which does have the "manage gradebooks" permission within Moodle 1.7.

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            Kenneth Newquist added a comment -

            We were able to figure out the "invalid context creation" error, so it is not related to this problem (at least, not overtly).

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            Kenneth Newquist added a comment - We were able to figure out the "invalid context creation" error, so it is not related to this problem (at least, not overtly).
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            Kenneth Newquist added a comment -

            The patch posted to MDL-8259 fixes this issue.

            http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-8080

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            Kenneth Newquist added a comment - The patch posted to MDL-8259 fixes this issue. http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-8080
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            Nicolas Martignoni added a comment -

            Closing as duplicate.

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            Nicolas Martignoni added a comment - Closing as duplicate.

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