[pmwiki-users] AuthUserOpenID and authentication
steve.glover at ed.ac.uk
Thu Jul 30 05:54:27 CDT 2009
> I'm trying to set up OpenID access for my wiki users who are on LiveJournal,
> so that they can use that to log in and edit without having to memorize a
> separate login/password for my wiki. So far I've got the AuthUserOpenId
> package installed, my local config.php is loading it successfully, and I put
> in the $ScriptUrl fix mentioned on the cookbook page. I've also updated the
> Site/AuthForm page with an OpenID form, and added "openid://module" to the
> Site/AuthUser page, both as instructed in the cookbook.
I tried this about a year ago and got intermittent success: it worked
with myopenid.com but not with any others of about three OpenId
providers I'd tried it with (including LJ - I'd hoped to be able to use
a combination of LJ-mediated OpenId and the wiki owner's friends list to
This wasn't for my day job (although one day I'm going to have to have a
more serious look at shibbolising PmWiki), so I put it to one side.
On seeing your email, I went back and had a look again and in the
intervening year, an upgrade to either my pmwiki installation or by the
myopenid.com folk means that now I can't login that way either....
I've had a look round for pmwiki sites with an openid login screen (a
bit of a pin, actually - there are far more pmwiki sites that mention
openid than actually use it), and have found
However, testing these with my openid fails. Of course, they may have a
whitelist of some sort, so that doesn't necessarily mean that the recipe
> I can enter my LiveJournal address into the new login field, and my request
> goes to the correct place on LiveJournal. When I tell LJ "Yes, go ahead and
> pass my identity to the requesting site," the next thing I see is my empty
> wiki login form with the error message "Name/password not recognized."
> I've tried adding user accounts to Site/AuthUser corresponding to individual
> LJ accounts (e.g. my own, "dbrycegh.livejournal.com"), but I get the same
> result whether or not there's a matching account locally.
> Am I missing a step? How do I grant permissions to these users?
> Thanks for your time!
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