for your situation the simplest thing would be to use the CookieUserFolder
(see http://www.dataflake.org/software/cookieuserfolder) which is as
simple as the standard user folder and adds cookie-capability and
customizable login and logout forms.
no need to get all tripped up in zpatterns or user auth sources or other
On Thursday, January 24, 2002, at 01:35 , vio wrote:
> * Leonardo Rochael Almeida <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [020124 00:03]:
>> Hi vio,
>> Pardon our insistence in helping you out, but you asked to be told if
>> something in your description smelt rotten and, besides the fact that
>> yes, you are reinventing the wheel (and reinventing it square, by the
>> way :-), there isn't a single thing in the scenario you described below
>> that isn't possible with plain vanilla Zope (ok, plain vanilla Zope is
>> an oxymoron. There is nothing 'plain' about an out-of-the-box Zope, but
>> I digress :-), you don't even need CoreSessionTracking as far as I
>> understand it!
> First, thanks again for 'insisting' in helping me out. Really appreciate
> Ok, you asked what I really want, and it's very 'plain vanilla' stuff. In
> sentence: to log users from a custom dtml page. Period.
> In more than one sentence: I want to 'integrate' the login process and
> management' into my own product, give it my own product's 'look and feel'
> to create a consistent GUI and user experience.
> Idealy, I'd prefer just using plain Zope, no additional 3rd party
> But I really would prefer to present the user with a nicely customised
> login page instead of the standard Zope dialog.
> Well, that's about it. Looking for a solution here has been a great
> experience into Zope security, first of all. Now all your suggestions
> are pointing out towards using an existing product, 2 names flying around:
> LoginManager and exUserFolder.
> LoginManager would seem more appealing, as some comments I've read would
> suggest that it's very customizable. My problem with that is that Zope
> 'chew' it properly, spits it out with ImportError: can't import name
> 'expr_globals' in Products/ZPatterns/Expressions.py line 38.
> Indeed, after browsing the sources, no trace of 'expr_globals' anywhere.
> Deprecated? Any idea what this was replaced with (by the way, in case you'
> wondering, I'm running on Zope 2.4.1 with python 2.1, while on the other
> LoginManager-0-8-8b1 with ZPatterns-0-4-3b1 and PlugIns-0-4-3b1 are trying
> to earn a living on my hard drive).
> exUserFolder installed ok, so I'll give it a test drive also.
> But some hints on debugging LoginMgr would be also appreciated.
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