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RE: [Odoo V8]Superuserby
Thanks, Eric! I was trying to decode your message. :) I will later give that a try.
From: Caudal Eric [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: [Odoo V8]Superuser
My comment was maybe a little bit to cryptic:
Prototyper is a module created by Savoir faire linux that allows to package into a module the modifications done in the interface.
I mentioned it for Yoshi who is actually using the interface to discuss changes with the customer. With the prototyper he can do it in a trunk db and then export the results as a module to import in the stable.
On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 7:24 PM Caudal Eric <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Side note: check the prototyper from sfl
On Wed, Jul 29, 2015, 17:52 Yoshi Tashiro <email@example.com> wrote:
Thanks for your comments. You wouldn't use the superuser in normal Odoo operation, and that has never been our practice either.
Sometimes (rather often), though, we, as an Odoo service provider, have situations where we want to quickly apply some changes to a view through debug mode for the purpose of aligning with the customer on what changes should take place, and that is only possible if you are the superuser. And we tend to be in the situation that both customer and we want to have this ability. I guess you could just alter the view definition for that debug mode dropdown to let non-superusers access those menu items, but I thought this kind of situation should be officially assumed/supported.
What matter is not really the frequency of when you need to have the superuser power, but whether you have the situation where you need to assign more than one person to take the role.
From: Houssine BAKKALI [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Odoo V8]Superuser
Agreed! You can give a user with unlimited amo to the common people except if I world war is ongoing in your company ;)
Using super admin user for common or admin tasks is not a good practice. Most of the tasks can be performed by the user in configuration group with technical feature. You should only turn to Chuck Norris when there is no hope to solve the situation.
I usually have one admin per company and use superadmin very occasionally (actually when I do not have option such as tweak the ir.values)
Superadmin should be your chuck_norris you only use in very specific missions...
2015-07-28 20:12 GMT-05:00 Yoshi Tashiro <email@example.com>:
I find this arrangement quite inconvenient when you need to have multiple *admin* persons for a database. To me, keeping the superuser login to a person is not an option in managing an enterprise system, and sharing the superuser login among the qualified people in the team also makes the login management cumbersome and risk-prone.
The issue is that the user 1 is like CHUCK NORRIS in odoo, too dangerous to simply have more than one.
What you can do is have several technical users giving "Technical Fetures" access and "Administration Settings" remember give them multicompany also and enable all companies.
With that you will have a sudo user, but it will have some multicompany problems be care of make transactions with this user.
IMHO it is Ok have such configuration.