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Simple RBAC, Role based access control, roles, Authentication, Role based menu

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[CWebUser::checkAccess()] usually connects to the authorization system loaded in Yii.
Here we are replacing it with a simple system that just deals with roles instead of the hierarchical system defined by the derivatives of [CAuthManager]. See the official tutorial, [
Role-Based Access Control](http://www.yiiframework.com/doc/guide/1.1/en/topics.auth#role-based-access-control](Role-Based Access Control) for details.

## Checking permissions: usage
Here the "admin" action of the controller has restricted access: only those with roles "staff" or "devel" can access it.

As described in the API doc of [
CAccessRule](http://www.yiiframework.com/doc/api/1.1/CAccessRule#roles-detail](CAccessRule), the "roles" attribute will in fact call `Yii::app()->user->checkAccess()`.

### How to display a different menu according to roles

You can also use just one menu for all users based upon different roles. for example
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