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Christian Hansen
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NAME

Authen::Simple::DBI - Simple DBI authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::DBI;
    
    my $dbi = Authen::Simple::DBI->new(
        dsn       => 'dbi:SQLite:dbname=database.db',
        statement => 'SELECT password FROM users WHERE username = ?'
    );
    
    if ( $dbi->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler

    PerlModule Apache::DBI
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::DBI

    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleDBI_dsn       "dbi:SQLite:dbname=database.db"
    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleDBI_statement "SELECT password FROM users WHERE username = ?"

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

DESCRIPTION

DBI authentication.

METHODS

  • new

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

    • dsn

      Database Source Name. Required.

          dsn => 'dbi:SQLite:dbname=database.db'
          dsn => 'dbi:mysql:database=database;host=localhost;'
    • statement

      SQL statement. The statement must take a single string argument (username) and return a single value (password). Required.

          statement => 'SELECT password FROM users WHERE username = ?'
    • username

      Database username.

          username => 'username'
          
    • password

      Database password.

          password => 'secret'
    • log

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

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

    Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.

Authen::Simple::Password.

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.