[Zope] Authenticating with acl_users

Chris Withers chrisw@nipltd.com
Mon, 10 Mar 2003 14:22:48 +0000

Maybe have a look at SimpleUserFolder or XUF?



Sondre RÝnjom wrote:
> Ive been looking through AccessControl/User.py to understand the 
> validate() methods paramteres. Im not sure what to put inside the request, 
> and how to do it. I have been testing around, but I can only manage to do 
> authenticate(), but this only tells if the user is valid and has the right 
> password. The thing is, I also want to set AUTHENTICATED_USER, but not 
> sure how to to this, but I have the idea validate() does all this for you, 
> if you pass the right parameters. I have been searching at zope.org and 
> google.com for a long time now, but cant find very much useful. The only 
> parameters I have put in the REQUEST are __ac_user and __ac_password, but 
> I know I also need object value and physical container of the object, but 
> dont know how to find this.
> /Sondre
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