[development] "Sudo" Module

Paolo Mainardi paolomainardi at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 16:38:52 UTC 2010


On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 6:35 PM, James Benstead <james.benstead at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm very interested in UI design, and mapping the design of Drupal admin
> interfaces to pre-existing, long-standing frameworks. I'm currently looking
> for a module that allows a "site manager" to quickly switch to and from the
> root user of a D6 site - in my mind's eye this module displays a block with
> a password field and a submit button; entering the root password and hitting
> the button is broadly equivalent to "sudo su" in Unix. Once the user has
> root privileges, a click on the "step down" button in the same block returns
> them to their saved regular session.
> My question: does a module exists that does this, or gets close to this? Or
> is it possible to cobble together this functionality by using existing
> functionality in already-existing D6 modules?
> Thanks,
> --Jim
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Paolo Mainardi

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