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I would like my groups to be able to create content that is not only private to a group, but also private to certain roles within the group. For example, a post that is only accessible by members of Group A that also have the "officer" role.

Ideally, I'd be able to make the roles group-specific because different groups should be able to create and assign roles to their members.

How can this be accomplished?

  • Additional info: I'm using Organic Groups version 7.x-1.3. – Tyler Holien Jan 9 '12 at 15:28
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I needed somewhat similar functionality for a drupal 6 site and gave up on using OG for this. Instead I made a vocabulary that defined my groups and used tac_lite for setting access. The setup is being ported to drupal 7 right now, and I haven't had any problems implementing the same functionality in d7 so far. Maybe tac_lite is a solution for you? http://drupal.org/project/tac_lite

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One possibility, which would twist your idea but still offer the same functionality would be http://drupal.org/project/og_subgroups (still in beta for D7 unfortunately).

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OG User Roles allows group administrators of organic groups to grant additional user roles to individual members of a certain group.

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    Unfortunately, there is no version for Drupal 7. As far as I know, the module's functionality has been rolled into OG 7, but the roles I can grant still don't allow me to restrict view permissions of a particular post to certain roles. – Tyler Holien Jan 9 '12 at 15:06
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To allow permissions and roles to be changeable for groups, you need to add that feature to the 'group entity' This can be achieved by using this example link. http://yourwebsite/admin/config/group/fields.

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