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Moodle Security by Darko Miletić

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Customizing roles

You can customize existing or even create completely new roles. This is a powerful feature helping you to fine-tune access to parts of your Moodle. To do that, you should visit the Administration | Users | Permissions | Define roles page.

Customizing roles

We have already explained that permissions are calculated based on all roles that a user has within a particular context. Therefore, the most appropriate approach for defining new roles should be based on all roles that a user will have in the higher context and override just a minimal subset of the capabilities.

This is best demonstrated in an example. Let us assume we manage Moodle in a school ...

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