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Use Django for SSO - this package provides a bridge for third party packages.

Project Description
Django Sessionprofile

django-sessionprofile is the bridge between any software with customizable
auth backends and Django. If you want to use Django for Single-Sign-On, this
package does the Django heavy lifting.

Installation - Django

$ pip install django-sessionprofile

Add `sessionprofile` to INSTALLED_APPS, and run `python migrate`.

Add the sessionprofile middleware (`sessionprofile.middleware.SessionProfileMiddleware`) to your middleware settings - make sure it comes before the `SessionMiddleware`.

Additionally, the session cookie must be available for the third party application,
this should not be a problem if it lives on the same domain.

Currently one backend is available: `'sessionprofile.backends.DatabaseBackend'`.
In the future, alternative backends will be possible, like `'sessionprofile.backends.CachedDatabaseBackend'`.

Installation - third party application
This depends on which backend you decided to use, the example assumes the db

When authenticating in the third party application, you should read the session
cookie (SESSION_COOKIE_NAME), and query the sessionprofile table:

`SELECT users_user.username, FROM
users_user, sessionprofile_sessionprofile sp` WHERE
sp.session_id = '<sessionid_from_cookie>'
AND = sp.user_id`

It's up to you to implement the rest of the authentication flow. An example for phpBB 3.0.x is provided in the examples folder.

Many thanks go to Resolver Systems Ltd (now part of PythonAnywhere) who
made the initial version of this library, specifically aimed on phpBB3.
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