[Zope] a login link
Fri, 14 Mar 2003 23:14:28 +0100
Bryan C. Andregg wrote at 2003-3-14 08:58 -0500:
> I'd like to provide a link, whereby clicking it would generate a login prompt
> and then return to the calling page.
> I thought I'd just create a script, viewable by only the people in the role
> that I want to login.
> I did this, and tried just to use,
> This doesn't work. Or I should say, it half works. If the login is successful,
> the page is returned but the user object hasn't been updated (has_roles()
> doesn't work) and subsiquent clicks of the link don't prompt for
A typical HTTP authentication behaviour:
Login information is automatically send to the subhierarchy
rooted in the parent of the object that did require
The HTTP 1.1 specification tells you more (if it is not enough).