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CakePHP: Authentication Setup on an Application

Mar 30, 2011, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mariano Iglesias)

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"Introduction: The first two recipes show us how to set up a basic, yet fully working authentication system. The next three recipes allow our users to log in using different information, have their user details saved after a successful login, and show us how to get this user information.

"Setting up a basic authentication system: The first task to be completed when we are in the process of adding authentication to an application is to identify which controllers will need user access. Normally we would make every controller and action protected by default, and then we would specify which areas of our application allow public access."

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