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  • lori ryan 239 posts 573 karma points
    Feb 25, 2021 @ 09:49
    lori ryan
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    Programmatically set permissions on node

    Is there a way to Programmatically set permissions on node for a group? i.e. this group can only browse home, this group can browse, edit and create.

    Is it possible to do this by pageAlias?

  • Kevin Jump 2309 posts 14693 karma points MVP 7x c-trib
    Feb 25, 2021 @ 10:48
    Kevin Jump
    1

    Hi Lori,

    You can do this with the PublicAccessService (docs)

    you can get the rule for a current content item, GetEntryForContent:

    var rule = publicAccessService.GetEntryForContent(contentItem);
    

    or you can add rules first by creating a rule,

    var rule = new PublicAccessEntry(contentItem, loginNode, noAccessNode, new List<PublicAccessRule>());
    

    (you need to have a content node for the login page (loginNode), and one for the error/no access page (noAccessNode)).

    then you can add rules to it.

    rule.AddRule(ruleValue, ruleType);
    

    Rule value will be the user/group and rule type is the type of rule. rule type is either MemberUsername or MemberRole these are defined in Umbraco (so you can use these to be sure)

    Umbraco.Core.Constants.Conventions.PublicAccess.MemberRoleRuleType
    Umbraco.Core.Constants.Conventions.PublicAccess.MemberUsernameRuleType
    

    then you can save it

    publicAccessService.Save(item);
    

    this should create a rule against a bit of content, rules inherit down, so if you do this on for example the homepage all rules beneath that will be protected.

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