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Use custom authentication backend with admin

Author:
ungenio41
Posted:
July 28, 2010
Language:
Python
Version:
1.2
Tags:
admin authentication login_required RemoteUserBackend
Score:
2 (after 2 ratings)

Forces admin site to use your custom login.

Very useful when using RemoteUserBackend.

See here for a use case.

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"""urls.py"""
from django.conf.urls.defaults import *
from django.contrib import admin

admin.autodiscover()
admin.site.login = login_required(admin.site.login)

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    (r'^accounts/login/$', 'mycustom.auth.view'),
)

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Comments

wilfred (on December 11, 2012):
<p>Don't forget</p> <pre>from django.contrib.auth.decorators import login_required </pre>

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