Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Vibe Zone with IP restrictions?

We have an existing Vibe 3.3 installation that is working well. It is available from both internal and external networks. We'd like to add another zone that is only available from one internal subnet. I created that 2nd zone and set up an IP address condition role and then assigned that to all the existing role definitions. In testing, I can log in as that test user and not see any content unless I log in from an allowed IP. Is there any way to simply disallow logins instead if the user is coming from a banned IP? Or at least present to the user a message they need to be logging in from the correct location? And of course any ideas mustn't compromise the existing, live Vibe site.

The overall goal will be a Vibe site used by just a few people that is severely locked down - no email access to/from and so on.


Todd Bowman
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e-ebell1 Absent Member.
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Re: Vibe Zone with IP restrictions?

Hi Todd,
zones might be what you are looking for so you are on the right way. Zones are something like completely separeted Vibe installations from the configuration point of view. (apart from the fact that all zones share some resources like custom jsps etc.) This means that in your case you could just create a different ldap-filter for that zone to let only certain users in. Others won't be able to login. Additionally you could use role conditions or just allow access to the site from certain subnets using a proxy in front.
Furthermore incoming and outgoing email can be configured or disallowed separately.
There are even more configuration options but this might already help you to achieve what you are looking for. Vibe is a great framework and makes it really easy to create different Vibe sites (zones) for different purposes and audiences within minutes/hours.
Best Regards

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