[pmwiki-users] authuser vs. passwords

Vince Administration 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?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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  
that is
too complicated for me.

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