[Zope] Log in as another user

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Mon Oct 2 00:28:06 EDT 2006

--On 2. Oktober 2006 11:02:28 +0800 "Sinang, Danny" <D.Sinang at spi-bpo.com> 

> Hello,
> In Unix, there's the "su" command which admins can use to log in as
> another user.

You can create a new security context using the newSecurityManager() API.
Google for details.

> If not, is there a way for admins to view the passwords of their users ?

Passwords in newer Zope versions are stored as a hash. Older Zope versions 
used to store the password as '__' attribute of the user object.

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