Frequently asked questions on authentication

What authentication methods can be used with Foswiki?

Please refer to UserAuthentication for an overview of authentication, and information on configuring a simple Foswiki-managed authentication mechanism, and Apache-based authentication.

Please refer to UserAuthenticationSupplement for information on other authentication mechanisms.

How can I implement my own login and password manager?

to be written

How can I set persistent login ?

Through the bin/configure script open the expert mode and modify the following vars:

  • set {UseClientSessions},
  • set {Sessions}{ExpireCookiesAfter} to the positive value you want login stays on.
you now shall close your browser, re open it, and still be logged in.
Topic revision: r5 - 04 Feb 2010, RichardHitier - This page was cached on 21 Sep 2017 - 14:30.

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