[pmwiki-users] wildcard user name in authuser

Tegan Dowling tmdowling at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 08:31:35 CST 2006

On 3/21/06, Neil Herber <nospam at eton.ca> wrote:
> I have a new wiki in my farm that needs to be protected by a read
> password. All users will share the password.
> When a user first enters the site, I want to present a login screen
> asking for a user name and password.
> Since the password is shared, *any* user name should be accepted. I
> want the username that is entered (authid, I think) to be used to set
> the Author name on any edits.
> How do I do this with PmWiki 2.1.3?

Did you try it?  The AuthUser version I ran on a few of my V2.0.12 wikis
worked just that way - I could set a read-password via ?action=attr or in
the config, and a user could put any old name in the Username field; it
would be accepted as long as they knew the secret handshake.
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