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Creating the Access Control List

An Access Control List (ACL) can represent any set of physical or virtual objects that you wish. For the purposes of demonstration, however, we will create a basic Content Management System (CMS) ACL that maintains several tiers of groups over a wide variety of areas. To create a new ACL object, we instantiate the ACL with no parameters:

= new Zend_Acl();


Until a developer specifies an "allow" rule, Zend_Acl denies access to every privilege upon every resource by every role.

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