[TYPO3] External FE Auth

Nino Katic 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...
> Hi!
> 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>

Typo3 ofcourse.

> 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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