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Drupal by David Mercer

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Access Rules

So far it should seem like Drupal has things more or less covered when it comes to ensuring that it is possible to control who does what on the site. This is certainly the case, but there are a few more situations that we have not yet discussed, and may well end up affecting the site at some stage. For example, what happens if you find that there is a company that repeatedly spams your forums with advertisements and marketing information? Or, what happens if you want only people from a certain company to access your site?

Problems of this nature can really be a thorn in your side. Access problems can even end up driving community members away—unless you have the ability to set access rules.

There are some techniques that can be used ...

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