[Zope] custom authentication
Tue, 4 Mar 2003 20:03:25 +0100
Andrew Altepeter wrote at 2003-3-4 09:05 -0600:
> I am working on integrating zope into the single sign-on auth. server we
> have. To do so, I started with the cookie_validate method in
> exUserFolder, modified it to suit, and placed it in my custom userFolder
> Ok, so it is working great if you to a page that requires
> authentication. However, I have noticed a few quiry happenings here,
> and maybe you guys can help me out.
> Sometimes, if I authenticate through the sso, and try access an object
> my user object doesn't have access do, I am sent a 401 Unauthorized with
> a Basic login window. This is not what I want!
> If the user is logged in, but doesn't have access, I want to return a
> 'no access' page, and if the user is not logged not, then I want to
> redirect to the sso.
UserFolder's usually ensure this by overriding the
"unauthorized" method of the RESPONSE object.
Have a look at CookieCrumber (as an example).