[Zope] Create User in DTML question

Dieter Maurer dieter@handshake.de
Tue, 11 Mar 2003 23:17:59 +0100

Marc Stein wrote at 2003-3-10 14:45 -0500:
 > ...
 > It would seem to me that my options are to create the user in MySQL and then
 > additionally create that user in acl_users or to authenticate the user in
 > MySQL and not use the user folder at all.

There are UserFolders that find their users in an external database:
e.g. SimpleUserFolder and ExUserFolder.

I would use some of them.

 > It seems fairly easy to create
 > the user within the user folder with the manage_users method except that I
 > have only gotten this to work if I set the Manage Users permission to
 > Anonymous for the registered user's directory.  This doesn't seem
 > well-advised.

You are interested in "Proxie" roles. Please read about them
in the Zope Book (2.6 edition).