** Changed in: mahara
Milestone: 17.04.0 => 17.10.0
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The 'None' auth needs to be locked down or removed to avoid troubles
with multi institutions
Status in Mahara:
When there are multiple institutions/tenants on a mahara and one of
the tenants decides to add the 'None' auth method to their institution
it causes havoc for users on all institutions as if they accidentally
enter their login details wrong they get logged in to institution with
'None' set as a new user rather than their normal institution/account.
Things that need to be changed to avoid this problem:
1) When an institution tries to add the 'None' auth option it needs to
check to see if there are any other institutions present and only
allow it if institution count = 1
2) Conversely if the only institution uses 'None' auth then you
shouldn't be allowed to add a new institution until that auth is
3) And when you are able to add "None" you should probably get some
prominent message with "Do you really want to do this? You know, it
means that anybody will be able to log in without any authorization"
Also as part of this change it would be very good to add a ctime (and
maybe userid) field to the auth_instance table to record when one
adds/edits auth details to see when things changed as this human error
can cause big problems for users.
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