for users, publishers and sysadmins


Sysadmins (System administrators) have full rights on

Currently the permission is split between Drupal and CKAN, so someone needs to be given permission in both places.


Existing users with the ‘administrator’ role can be filtered for here:

An existing sysadmin should edit the user and add the ‘administrator’ role.


Sysadmins are listed here:

To add one, on the server run this paster command:

/home/co/ckan/bin/paster --plugin=ckan sysadmin add user_d12345 --config=$CKAN_INI

Where 12345 is replaced with the numeric Drupal id. This is seen in the URL when you edit the Drupal user.