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Implementing enhcanced security

PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 6:36 am
by alb
Just upgraded a solution to 5.2.2 and trying to implement enhanced security folllowing instructions in wiki.
Am splitting my logic out into 2 new modules as required: mod_login and mod_authenticator

Moved the initial login form into new solution type login (mod_login) and set this is the loginSolutionName for main solution. When solution starts this login form gets displayed as expected.
I need to to load a ValueList for the drop-down in this form. Following the model in wiki doc I added the following code to the onShow event of the form in mod_login;

var vtenants = security.authenticate('mod_authenticator','getTenants');

at the very least this should go off to the authenticator module (mod_authenticator) and try to run the getTenants function....problem is it doesnt :(
When I run the solution with debug breakpoints the var vtenants gets executed - but when I F5 to step into it *never* goes off to the authenticator module - so whether my code in that module is correct is just doesn't go there.

So what have I got wrong. I think it must be really simple but cant spot it. What makes the login module jump to the authenticator module?


Re: Implementing enhcanced security

PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:10 am
by alb
helps if you set your authenticator module to solution type 'authenticator'.... otherwise it will NEVER get called :)
Hope this helps someone else....

Re: Implementing enhcanced security

PostPosted: Mon Nov 01, 2010 6:03 pm
by goldcougar
We also have a video on Servoy University: showing how to implement the new enhanced security. Its the security video.