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Stephen Adkins

NAME

App::Authentication - Interface for authentication and authorization

SYNOPSIS

    use App;

    $context = App->context();
    $authentication = $context->service("Authentication");  # or ...
    $authentication = $context->authentication();

    if ($authentication->validate_password($username, $password)) {
       ...
    }

DESCRIPTION

An Authentication service is a means by which a user may be authenticated.

Class Group: Authentication

The following classes might be a part of the Authentication Class Group.

  • Class: App::Authentication

  • Class: App::Authentication::Passwd

  • Class: App::Authentication::DBI

  • Class: App::Authentication::Repository

  • Class: App::Authentication::SMB

  • Class: App::Authentication::LDAP

  • Class: App::Authentication::Radius

  • Class: App::Authentication::Kerberos

  • Class: App::Authentication::SSL

  • Class: App::Authentication::DCE

Class: App::Authentication

A Authentication service is a means by which a user may be authenticated and by which he may be authorized to perform specific operations.

 * Throws: App::Exception::Authentication
 * Since:  0.01

Class Design

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Constructor Methods:

new()

The constructor is inherited from App::Service.

Public Methods:

validate_password()

    * Signature: $username = $auth->validate_password();
    * Param:     void
    * Return:    $username        string
    * Throws:    App::Exception::Authentication
    * Since:     0.01

    Sample Usage:

    $username = $auth->validate_password();

service_type()

    * Signature: $service_type = App::Authentication->service_type();
    * Param:     void
    * Return:    $service_type  string
    * Since:     0.01

    $service_type = $authen->service_type();

Returns 'Authentication';

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 * Author:  Stephen Adkins <spadkins@gmail.com>
 * License: This is free software. It is licensed under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

App::Context, App::Service