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XF 1.5 Do Category Permissions Control Forums/Subforums?

#1
Ok,

So, If I have the following set up

Category (Permission Set)
- Forum (Uses inherent)
- Sub Forum 1 (Uses inherent)
- Sub Forum 2 (Uses inherent)

Category (Permission Set)
- Forum 2 (Uses inherent)
- Sub forum 1 (Uses inherent)
- Sub Forum 2 (Uses inherent)

If I select inherent or its automatically set for the roles, will the inherent pull from the permissions set in each category?

The reason I'm asking is because I have about 100 forums & sub forums with about 3 Categories that they fall under and it would really suck if I have to set permissions for each forum/sub forum...

Hope someone can clarify.. thanks!
 

xenfans

Well-known member
#2
If I make a category private, and set the permissions for only admins to view it.
And then I add a normal forum without any changes to the permissions.

Then post in the forum, and give the link to a guest, member, or moderator: they can't view it.

Paranoid as I am, I still tag everything that's meant to be private as private and give view permissions to the appropriate groups.
But yeah, it seems to inherit.

https://xenforo.com/help/permissions/
https://xenforo.com/community/threads/understanding-permissions.5830/

If they wouldn't inherit from their parent, I wouldn't know what the purpose of inherit would mean within xenforo to be honest.