[EP-tech] Re: SWORD and Eprints 3.2

Sebastien Francois sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Jan 24 11:15:01 GMT 2013

Hi Ian,

There's nothing special about authentication on SWORD, it calls 
$session->valid_login() which then call your optional 
$c->{check_user_password} (defined in cfg.d/user_login.pl) or 
$database->valid_login() for local auth.

So yes, this should just work.


On 24/01/13 10:40, Ian Stuart wrote:
> As I understand the way EPrints works, the following should "just work"
> 1) Create a user account through the admin interface
> 2) Test the user can log in
> 3) Download http://server.address/sword-app/servicedocument
> .... but when I enter the username and password (confimed that they work
> in step 2), I get knocked back!
> There's nothing in ....cfg.d/sword.pl about users authentication.
> Am I right - this should just work?
> If not - what's the magic to enable access for users?

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