Add new users automatically to an organization with a given role
by Aptivate

ckanext-userautoadd

CKAN plugin to add new users to an existing organization automatically.

This plugin implements the user_create action to add users to an existing organization with a given role (both specified in the configuration - See Config Settings below).

Requirements

Tested with CKAN v2.5.2

Installation

To install ckanext-userautoadd:

  1. Activate your CKAN virtual environment, for example:

    . /usr/lib/ckan/default/bin/activate
    
  2. Install the ckanext-userautoadd Python package into your virtual environment:

    pip install ckanext-userautoadd
    
  3. Add userautoadd to the ckan.plugins setting in your CKAN config file (by default the config file is located at /etc/ckan/default/production.ini).
  4. Restart CKAN. For example if you’ve deployed CKAN with Apache on Ubuntu:

    sudo service apache2 reload
    

Config Settings

# The organization to which new users are added
ckan.userautoadd.organization_name = my_organization

# The role the new users will have
ckan.userautoadd.organization_role = editor

Development Installation

To install ckanext-userautoadd for development, activate your CKAN virtualenv and do:

git clone https://github.com/aptivate/ckanext-userautoadd.git
cd ckanext-userautoadd
python setup.py develop
pip install -r dev-requirements.txt

Running the Tests

To run the tests, do:

nosetests --nologcapture --with-pylons=test.ini

To run the tests and produce a coverage report, first make sure you have coverage installed in your virtualenv (pip install coverage) then run:

nosetests --nologcapture --with-pylons=test.ini --with-coverage --cover-package=ckanext.userautoadd --cover-inclusive --cover-erase --cover-tests

Registering ckanext-userautoadd on PyPI

ckanext-userautoadd should be availabe on PyPI as https://pypi.python.org/pypi/ckanext-userautoadd. If that link doesn’t work, then you can register the project on PyPI for the first time by following these steps:

  1. Create a source distribution of the project:

    python setup.py sdist
    
  2. Register the project:

    python setup.py register
    
  3. Upload the source distribution to PyPI:

    python setup.py sdist upload
    
  4. Tag the first release of the project on GitHub with the version number from the setup.py file. For example if the version number in setup.py is 0.0.1 then do:

    git tag 0.0.1
    git push --tags
    

Releasing a New Version of ckanext-userautoadd

ckanext-userautoadd is availabe on PyPI as https://pypi.python.org/pypi/ckanext-userautoadd. To publish a new version to PyPI follow these steps:

  1. Update the version number in the setup.py file. See PEP 440 for how to choose version numbers.
  2. Create a source distribution of the new version:

    python setup.py sdist
    
  3. Upload the source distribution to PyPI:

    python setup.py sdist upload
    
  4. Tag the new release of the project on GitHub with the version number from the setup.py file. For example if the version number in setup.py is 0.0.2 then do:

    git tag 0.0.2
    git push --tags
    

About

Copyright (c) 2016 MapAction. Developed by Aptivate.

Development of v1 of this plugin was funded by ECHO.

"Funded by European Union Humanitarian Aid"

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