[Catalyst] ANNOUNCE: Progressive authentication attempts

hkclark at gmail.com hkclark at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 13:03:19 GMT 2008

Jay and J,

Sounds great.  Thank you both very much.


On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Jason Kuri <jayk at ion0.com> wrote:

> Hello All,
> A new version of the Catalyst Authentication plugin is winging it's
> way to CPAN (0.100091.)  This update includes the excellent
> 'Catalyst::Authentication::Realm::Progressive' realm written by J.
> Shirley.
> The Progressive Realm allows you to, with a single call to $c-
> >authenticate(), make multiple authentication attempts one at a time,
> until one of them succeeds (or they all fail.)  This allows you to
> check multiple authentication realms to attempt to authenticate a user.
> Some samples of how you might use this are:
> 1) Legacy authentication / migration to new system.  If you can't
> merge the db's for whatever reason, you could try to authenticate
> against the new system, followed by the legacy system.
> 2) Temporary passwords - If you have a separate auth method for
> 'temporary' auth - forgot password - initial confirmation, etc, you
> can attempt to auth against the temporary password realm, then the
> main db.  (or the other way around)
> 3) Auth against a local system, followed by a remote system if the
> user is not found.
> I'm sure you can come up with hundreds of other uses.
> Please thank J. Shirley for his excellent module.
> Jay
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