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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0006391mantisbtauthenticationpublic2005-11-04 20:492013-06-23 17:44
Reportergoemon1 
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PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
StatusnewResolutionopen 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Versionnone 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0006391: authenticate from phpbb
DescriptionIt would be nice to be able to authenticate from a phpbb database.

Integration of bugtrackers, wikis, and forums are becoming far more common.

Requiring users to register multiple times to get access to all of a site's features is cumbersome and counterproductive.

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki, [^] http://www.splitbrain.org/Programming/PHP/DokuWiki/index.php, [^] etc have plugins or modifications to allow you to authenticate from an existing phpbb database.

It would be nice if mantis could do the same.
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User avatar (0014805)
vboctor (administrator)
2007-06-22 23:45

Checkout the forums, I think someone implemented this before.
User avatar (0037259)
gjdunga (reporter)
2013-06-23 17:44

The previous phpbb mod was only for phpbb 2.x and mantis 1.0 RC.
The auth, formatting/templating is totally different for phpbb 3.x and the packages provided by the previous mod are stale, and do not work.

Please see http://www.mantisbt.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=21486 [^] regarding more information on the issue.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2005-11-04 20:49 goemon1 New Issue
2007-06-22 23:45 vboctor Note Added: 0014805
2007-07-06 10:40 vboctor Category security => authentication
2013-06-23 17:44 gjdunga Note Added: 0037259


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