[pmwiki-users] AuthUser or UserAuth?
dominique.faure at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 13:07:26 CST 2006
2006/1/26, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com>:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 08:41:14PM +1300, Allister Jenks wrote:
> > I like the idea of the admin interfaces and users being able to change
> > their own password offered by UserAuth, but am not sure if it fits the
> > bill per above. As a techie, I can cope with editing of password files,
> > but it would be nice if my wife (who will be coming up with the content)
> > could set up new users via the browser.
> In the latest release of PmWiki and AuthUser, it's relatively easy
> to set up new users via a browser. Simply edit the Site.AuthUser
> page, and then add a line that looks like:
> alice: (:encrypt apassword:)
> where "alice" is the username to be added and "apassword" is the
> password for that user. When the page is saved, PmWiki will replace
> the (:encrypt:) part with the encrypted form of the password.
> To remove a user, simply remove the user's entry from the Site.AuthUser
> page. To reset a user's password, simply replace the encrypted
> password with another (:encrypt ...:) string.
You may also "extend" AuthUser using htpasswd file(s) and use the
HtpasswdForm recipe to maintain them.
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