Christian Hansen
and 1 contributors

NAME

Authen::Simple::CDBI - Simple Class::DBI authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::CDBI;
    
    my $cdbi = Authen::Simple::CDBI->new(
        class => 'MyApp::Model::User'
    );
    
    if ( $cdbi->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler

    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::CDBI

    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleDBI_class "MyApp::Model::User"

    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::CDBI
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

Class::DBI authentication.

METHODS

  • new

    This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:

    • class

      Class::DBI subclass. Required.

          class => 'MyApp::Model::User'
    • username

      Name of username column. Defaults to username.

          username => 'username'
          
    • password

      Name of password column. Defaults to password.

          password => 'password'
    • log

      Any object that supports debug, info, error and warn.

          log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::CDBI')
  • authenticate( $username, $password )

    Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.

Authen::Simple::Password.

Class::DBI.

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen ch@ngmedia.com

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.