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CakePHP 1.3 Application Development Cookbook by Mariano Iglesias

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Using and configuring the Auth component

If there is something that defines the Auth component, it is its flexibility that accounts for different types of authentication modes, each of these modes serving different needs. In this recipe, you will learn how to modify the component's default behavior, and how to choose between the different authentications modes.

Getting ready

We should have a fully working authentication system, so follow the entire recipe Setting up a basic authentication system.

We will also add support to have disabled user accounts. Add a field named active to your users table with the following SQL statement:

ALTER TABLE `users`
ADD COLUMN `active` TINYINT UNSIGNED NOT NULL default 1;

How to do it...

  1. Modify the definition of the ...

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