[pmwiki-users] authuser vs. passwords
vadmin at math.uconn.edu
Sun Nov 9 08:37:29 CST 2008
On Nov 9, 2008, at 8:46 AM, Swift, Chris wrote:
> Dear all,
> There has been something interesting that popped up in the past few
> days related to AuthUser that I wanted to ask to our community.
> Basically, I have enabled AuthUser on my site and things are
> running smoothly for people to sign in. Then, if people want to
> place a password on a page or group via either group.attributes or
> just page.attributes I have no problems in creating the passwords.
> HOWEVER, the problem is that whenever someone wants to go onto that
> page that is protected by a password, then they are directed to the
> AuthUser signup (meaning username + password). This should not be
> the case. The people should only have to type in a password,
> because they have already signed into the wiki and therefore should
> have already been authenticated.
> Anyone have any ideas how to make the PMWiki site have them
> authenticated via AuthUser, but then only make them type in a
> password to be access password protected pages/groups within the site?
What I do on my site is to just have them type in the password,
without a user name. I suppose you could modify Site.Authform, but
too complicated for me.
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