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Restrict Access/Grant Access for members Security Assist

Thread began 8/13/2013 5:08 pm by eric284736 | Last modified 8/14/2013 5:02 pm by eric284736 | 377 views | 2 replies |


Restrict Access/Grant Access for members Security Assist

Hi Jason,

I have a membership setup where the RegType is a session. So it works like this:
1 = a basic free membership
2, 3 or 4 would be a paying membership (2 months, 6 months, yearly)

I have access rules setup for basic access and for paid access so if the page is premium content the free member would get redirected to an upgrade membership page.

This is the setup on the helpergrouprulesphp.php page:

case "Logged In FREE Member":
$comparisons[0] = array(TRUE, "".((isset($_SESSION['SecurityAssist_MemberID']))?$_SESSION['SecurityAssist_MemberID']:"") ."", 2, "");
$comparisons[1] = array(TRUE, "".((isset($_SESSION['RegType']))?$_SESSION['RegType']:"") ."", 1, "1");
$comparisons[2] = array(TRUE, "".((isset($_SESSION['AdminAccess']))?$_SESSION['AdminAccess']:"") ."", 1, "1");
case "Logged in to Pay Members":
$comparisons[0] = array(TRUE, "".((isset($_SESSION['SecurityAssist_MemberID']))?$_SESSION['SecurityAssist_MemberID']:"") ."", 2, "");
$comparisons[1] = array(FALSE, "".((isset($_SESSION['RegType']))?$_SESSION['RegType']:"") ."", 4, "1");
$comparisons[2] = array(TRUE, "".((isset($_SESSION['RegType']))?$_SESSION['RegType']:"") ."", 6, "2");
$comparisons[3] = array(TRUE, "".((isset($_SESSION['AdminAccess']))?$_SESSION['AdminAccess']:"") ."", 1, "1");

My problem using a basic free membership with the RegType of 1 still allows me to access the premium page. What am I doing wrong? :)


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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

when using multiple conditions in an access rule, the first condition that it comes to that passes will cause the rule to pass.

IT's not a matter of each rule being separated by AND or OR.

in each rule, the first condition is:

Allow If $_SESSION['SecurityAssist_MemberID'] NOT Equal "" (in other words, Empty)

so if the SecurityAssist_MemberID session has a value, the rule will pass since it knows to allow in that case. it does not process the other conditions.

your login page should be set to set the SecurityAssist_MemberID and RegType sessions when the login happens, in other words, the RegType session should not be able to have a value without the SecurityAssist_MemberID session also having a vaue. So in reality, both checks arent needed.

you really only need the condition for
Allow If RegType = 1

you dont really need the first condition.

but if you want to double check the SecurityAssist_MemberID, use the condition:
Restrict IF $_SESSION['SecurityAssist_MemberID'] EQUALS ""

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Got it. Thanks Jason!!

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