Administrating project boards on

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Sat Sep 13 20:50:42 BST 2014

On Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 7:20 AM, Nicolás Alvarez
<nicolas.alvarez at> wrote:
> 2014-09-13 15:57 GMT-03:00 Milian Wolff <mail at>:
>> On Saturday 13 September 2014 14:38:03 Nicolás Alvarez wrote:
>>> 2014-09-13 14:25 GMT-03:00 Milian Wolff <mail at>:
>>> > Hey all,
>>> >
>>> > I hope this is the right place to ask. I would like to start using
>>> > more. It's imo a good place to track jobs that need to be
>>> > done. I did not figure out how to add categories though. Can we somehow
>>> > give project admins (see the required rights to that
>>> > website? Or simply allow every KDE account to create a new subject and/or
>>> > board?
>>> I just granted you admin access on
>> Thanks. But, in general, shouldn't more people get rights on that page? Do we
>> really need to request the rights to create a new board from the sysadmins?
>> Same for categories?
> Unfortunately the software is quite inflexible; there's only a
> coarse-grained "Administrator" checkbox you can tick for users, which
> lets them do *everything* (including giving and removing administrator
> access from others!). Personally I'd be reluctant to give
> administrator access to everyone...
> If kanboard had more fine-grained ACLs, I agree that more people
> should have access to things like editing categories.

At the moment our solution to this is to grant administrator access to
a wide range of people in the community. Unfortunately it is an all or
nothing approach.

> --
> Nicolás


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