[Moin-user] moin, central users, and REMOTE_USER
seph at directionless.org
Tue Jul 27 13:03:07 EDT 2004
I'm looking at using moin at my office, where I have a centralized
user environment. Currently my users authenticate to apache, which
sets REMOTE_USER for the various webapps. I'd like to integrate moin
cleanly into this.
In an ideal world, moin would trust the REMOTE_USER setting, and use
it as the username. Users would never see a name or password
field. And moin could even assume their email is REMOTE_USER at domain.
However, I'm finding this isn't nearly supported, and I'm not sure how
hard it'd be to get there. The only REMOTE_USER related setting I've
found is auth_http_enabled, and I'm not sure that does much of what I
want. I think I may need to patch userform.py, though there's also a
reasonable looking post at: (look for REMOTE_USER)
Has anyone implemented this functionality, and is there any chance it
will show up in moin? Or is this pretty much something people patch
and maintain on their own?
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