[TYPO3-english] FE user authentication from custom extension

Jigal van Hemert jigal.van.hemert at typo3.org
Fri Jun 10 23:49:13 CEST 2016


On 10/06/2016 07:59, Jan Bednarik wrote:
> I'm providing REST API for a website built on TYPO3. One of the
> endpoints will be login. I'm not sure how to do it though. I don't think
> that selecting from fe_users table where username=x and password=y is
> the right way. Moreover, the passwords are hashed, so the REST client
> would need to know the salt and the way the passwords are hashed.

Let the core take care of authentication for you; don't try to look up 
user data and related information.


Contains a discussion about logging in a FE user. The note in the link 
provides some code as an example on how to do this inside your own code.

Jigal van Hemert
TYPO3 CMS Active Contributor

TYPO3 .... inspiring people to share!
Get involved: typo3.org

More information about the TYPO3-english mailing list