[Catalyst] Authentication not working as expected

Hernan Lopes hernanlopes at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 16:18:54 GMT 2011

I dont know about the book,

but this manual sure works and my opinion is its better than any book,
(find the authorization/authentication and compare what you missed)

the url should be



On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 2:09 PM, Ben Lavery <ben.lavery at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
> After installing Catalyst on an OpenIndiana virtual machine, I've been
> working through the Definitive Guide to Catalyst for the last few weeks a=
> have been impressed with how smoothly most of it has gone.
> I have, however, become unstuck at Chapter 6.  The book explains how to
> create an application that uses some simple CRUD with user and role data,
> and uses authentication to prevent users updating other user's data.
> I have a working application that allows one to create and read user data,
> but I can't figure out how to apply the authentication.  The book says:
> "When using the Authentication plug-in, as we showed in Chapter 3..."
> I've gone back to Chapter 3 and followed the steps, but I'm not sure where
> I am supposed to put the "$c->authenticate".
> If I place it in DBAuthTest::Controller::Root in a subroutine called
> "auto", every page on the site needs me to log in, but no matter what I p=
> in the username and password fields it says that the data is invalid.
> As such I have no idea where I have gone wrong, after Googling I can't fi=
> similar problems, or people who have had similar problems or implemented a
> similar system in a similar way.
> I have looked at the source code provided on the publisher's site, but it
> doesn't include code for the whole chapter, and indeed seems to stop given
> code a page or two previous to where I am now...
> I have uploaded a copy of my application to
> http://hashbang0.com/personal/DBAuthTest.tar.bz2 (~46K) which I hope help
> demonstrate where I am currently.
> Many thanks for your time, I appreciate any help you can give,
> Ben Lavery
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