Ticket #689: httpdauth.py

File httpdauth.py, 1.5 KB (added by garthk, 14 years ago)

Slight revision of Ian's code

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1from django.parts.auth import anonymoususers
2from django.models.auth import users, User
3import md5
4import datetime
5
6DEFAULT_DOMAIN = 'example.com' # added to user ID to create email address
7PASSWORD_SENTINEL = 'XXno_passwordXX' # indicates no real password
8
9class HttpAuth:
10    """
11    Grabs what the webserver thinks is the logged on user id,
12    and use that instead, creating the record if it doesn't exist in the table.
13
14    There are currently three problems with this at the moment.
15     * It doesn't update the last-login
16     * It doesn't update the session cookie
17     * It has no idea what the email address is
18    """
19    def process_request(self, request):
20        "gets REMOTE_USER and sets the userid based on that"
21        if request.user.is_anonymous(): 
22            remote_user = request.META.get('REMOTE_USER')
23            if remote_user is not None: 
24                try: 
25                    username, realm = remote_user.split('@')
26                except ValueError: 
27                    username = remote_user
28                try:
29                    user = users.get_object(username__exact=username)
30                except (users.UserDoesNotExist):
31                    now = datetime.datetime.now()
32                    email = '%s@%s' % (username, DEFAULT_DOMAIN)
33                    user = User(None, username,'','', email, 
34                            PASSWORD_SENTINEL, False, True, 
35                            False, now, now)
36                    user.save()
37                request.user= user
38        return None
39
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