Permissions overview

Most permissions in the Forums portlet are specific to a single instance of the portlet. So you might have broad permissions in one portlet instance but not another.

Some permissions that may vary among different Forums portlet instances include the following:

In general, you can tell whether you have permission to do something if the appropriate buttons are displayed (for example, if you see the Add a Post button, you have permission to post). If you are unable to do something you think you should have permission to, see an administrator for the page or context that hosts the Forums portlet instance.

Note also that your ability to post and reply might be restricted in the following situations:

 

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