Ticket #4819: auth_with_login.diff

File auth_with_login.diff, 1.1 KB (added by dakrauth, 7 years ago)
  • authentication.txt

     
    315315    else:
    316316        print "Your username and password were incorrect."
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     318
     319Note that a side-effect of a successful call to ``authenticate()`` will result
     320in the ``User`` object being annotated with the appropriate authentication
     321backend (see `Specifying authentication backends`_).
     322
    318323To log a user in, in a view, use ``login()``. It takes an ``HttpRequest``
    319 object and a ``User`` object. ``login()`` saves the user's ID in the session,
    320 using Django's session framework, so, as mentioned above, you'll need to make
    321 sure to have the session middleware installed.
     324object and a ``User`` object, where the ``User`` object must already be
     325authenticated. ``login()`` saves the user's ID in the session, using Django's
     326session framework, so, as mentioned above, you'll need to make sure to have the
     327session middleware installed.
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    323329This example shows how you might use both ``authenticate()`` and ``login()``::
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