[TYPO3] External FE Auth
DELETE_MEnkatic at jagor.srce.hr
Thu Nov 29 15:15:04 CET 2007
"Dmitry Dulepov [typo3]" <dmitry at typo3.org> wrote in message
news:mailman.1.1196344829.2911.typo3-english at lists.netfielders.de...
> Nino Katic wrote:
>> I want to authenticate FE users from some external DB. There is extension
>> for this but i don't want it to create FE users in Typo3 db. So my
>> question would be - is it possible to authenticate FE users without them
>> being in typo fe_users table? I saw couple of FE auth. extensions working
>> similar - they first check if user exists in external repository and if
>> auth passes they create user in typo fe_users table. I don't see a need
>> for duplicating user data again in Typo3 db but maybe it's a must ? Thx.
> <rant>Are you talking about "typo" (http://typosphere.org/) or
> TYPO3(http://typo3.org/)? These are different things. Just like Nino and
> Nano are different.</rant>
> I think they create users because many extensions rely on user existence
> in these tables. Many extensions will be broken if user is authenticated
> but does not exist in database.
Hm. So, that's the reason. I don't like Typo3 feature that shows plain text
passwords if you click on Page and sysfolder in which FE user account are
created. Is it possible to hide this because i don't want to know users
passwords :-) Thx.
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