First version of code to authenticate against external database.
[moodle.git] / auth / db / lib.php
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dce48fc8 1<?PHP // $Id$
2 // Authentication by looking up an external database table
3
4// This code is completely untested so far - I'm just jotting down ideas ...
5// Looks like it should work though ...
6
7$CFG->authdbhost = "localhost";
8$CFG->authdbtype = "mysql"; // (postgresql, etc)
9$CFG->authdbname = "authtest";
10$CFG->authdbtable = "users";
11$CFG->authdbuser = "user";
12$CFG->authdbpass = "pass";
13$CFG->authdbfielduser = "user";
14$CFG->authdbfieldpass = "pass";
15
16function auth_user_login ($username, $password) {
17// Returns true if the username and password work
18// and false if they are wrong or don't exist.
19
20 global $CFG;
21
22 ADOLoadCode($CFG->authdbtype);
23 $authdb = &ADONewConnection();
24 $authdb->PConnect($CFG->authdbhost,$CFG->authdbuser,$CFG->authdbpass,$CFG->authdbname);
25
26
27 $rs = $authdb->Execute("SELECT * FROM $CFG->authdbtable
28 WHERE $CFG->authdbfielduser = '$username'
29 AND $CFG->authdbfieldpass = '$password' ");
30 if (!$rs) {
31 notify("Could not connect to the specified authentication database...");
32 return false;
33 }
34
35 if ( $rs->RecordCount() ) {
36 return true;
37 } else {
38 return false;
39 }
40}
41
42
43?>