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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-8840

Loginas cleanup

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8
    • Component/s: Roles / Access
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_18_STABLE

      Description

      Current loginas can non IMHO work as expected now, because you can not always override your own capabilitites in subcontext - this makes it not usable for users with some administration capability assigned at the system level

      This feature should IMO work for admins and should emulate REAL user login but without the need for password, it should not be used by ordinary teachers. Teachers should use switch role only.

      Solution:
      1/ define loginas capability in system context only
      2/ fix the code to fully switch the $USER and load all capabilities

      time needed: cca 4 hours for coding and testing

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              • Assignee:
                skodak Petr Skoda
                Reporter:
                skodak Petr Skoda
                Tester:
                Nobody
                Participants:
                Component watchers:
                Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón
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                • Created:
                  Updated:
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                  Fix Release Date:
                  31/Mar/07