[Zope3-Users] PAU newbie: registering a pluggable authenticator

Albertas Agejevas alga at pov.lt
Tue Jul 11 15:17:01 EDT 2006

On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 06:43:12PM +0000, eleanor weavers wrote:
> I have followed the examples in the app/authentication README to create  a
> credentials plugin, authenticator plugin etc., what I want to do now is
> register the plugins using zcml. I have tried using the the "utility" tag in
> the zcml, expecting that zope would automatically consult the plugins when  
> a
> request is made, but I guess I was wrong. My ultimate aim is to have the
> authenticator consult a database to generate principals.

The pluggable authentication utility is a local utility.  You'll need
to go to the site management interface, create and register an
instance of PluggableAuthenticationUtility, and then enable your
plugin in this utility's configuration page.


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