[Deploying Sakai] OAE Administration functions

Eli Cochran eli at media.berkeley.edu
Mon Aug 15 08:44:26 PDT 2011

This thread is of interest to Berkeley as well, although I echo Clay's question about what features we would bump to get it. 

Since we're doing provisioning here but also want to add some folks who are out side of our provisioned group, we are thinking about creating an admin tool for managing accounts, basic adding and deleting of users, and probably checking whether a given user is already in the system. 

- Eli 

On Aug 14, 2011, at 10:36 PM, Calvert, Dawn wrote:

> A question that has popped up a couple of times is the need for an admin/ support type interface and whether this should be on the Y2 plan.
> Are any other pilot institutions thinking similarly...
> The interface would allow features like:
> •       Become user (so you can see what the user sees)
> •       Superuser (ie, ability to see any site, add widgets, manage any permissions, etc etc)
> •       System usage (how many current sessions, system load, memory etc)
> •       System wide messaging (e.g. ability to push a popup to all users saying we are gonna stop the server in 20mins)
> •       Job scheduler (ability to kick off code at certain times)
> •       A way to add pilot tools/widgets as that wouldn’t be normally accessible by logging in as a coordinator.
> Comments before the this weeks URG would be useful.
> Regards,
> Dawn
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Eli Cochran
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Educational Technology Services, U.C. Berkeley

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