OntoPortal Administration Documentation

Configuring Ontology Permissions

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Via the User Interface

To restrict ontology downloads via the UI, this line of code should be modified to include the acronyms of the ontologies for which you want to restrict downloads:

https://github.com/ncbo/bioportal_web_ui/blob/master/app/views/ontologies/_submissions.html.haml#L32

This will prevent the “Downloads” column in the Submissions table from appearing on ontology summary pages.

Via the REST endpoint

If you want to restrict downloads via the REST endpoint, you need to modify your environment configuration files (e.g., production.rb, staging.rb, etc.) in your ontologies_api project. The production.rb file should contain a config.restrict_download property. You can see an example of what it should look like in the sample configuration file in GitHub:

https://github.com/ncbo/ontologies_api/blob/master/config/environments/config.rb.sample#L38