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Access Control

Admin Tools uses the standard Joomla access controls (Permissions) like every other Joomla component. To set this up you need to go to Components, Admin Tools and click on the Options button in the toolbar. Then, click on the Permissions tab. Each group can be setup with the following privileges:

Configure (the one on top)

Allows viewing and modifying component's Options.

Access Component

Allows the user to access the component's interface. This is a required permissions for the other permissions to make sense.

Utility

The user can use the utility features of Admin Tools. The features affected are: cleaning the temporary directory, component access (Control Panel), Emergency Off-Line Mode, fixing and configuring permissions, URL redirections, SEO and link tools.

Maintenance

The user can use the database maintenance features of Admin Tools. The features affected are: session cleanup and table optimization.

Security

The user can use the security features of Admin Tools. The features affected are: access control, administrator password protection, Web Application Firewall setup and associated tools (anti-spam bad words filtering, IP white and black list, log view), .htaccess Maker and Master Password.