The following extra features are available for SODAR administrators:
Full access to all projects (Note: iRODS access must be separately granted)
Ability to create categories on the root level
Additional site-wide administrative applications
Access to Django admin UI
SODAR management commands (Note: shell access to SODAR server required)
SODAR site settings (Note: server deployment access required)
SODAR admin users are expected to have the Django
superuser status. To
create a new superuser, you need to do it either in the SODAR server shell by
Django management commands or in the Django admin web UI.
In the shell, use the following command in the SODAR project root and follow the prompts for further details:
To create an administrator in the UI, enter the Django admin and
follow these instructions.
Make sure to set the
superuser status true.
staff status is not used in SODAR at this time.
Administrator accounts wield a high degree of power in the system, including the potential for introducing breaking changes into the SODAR database. Care should be put in who gets this access. It is recommended to keep the passwords for these accounts extra safe and change them regularly.