[horde] Creating a valid horde/imp session from another application.

Benoit St-Andre ben at benoitst-andre.net
Tue May 18 10:03:04 PDT 2004

Le 18 Mai 2004 12:36, Frederic Trudeau a écrit :
> Greetings all.
> CAM is a small ISP, based in Montreal / Canada. We have been using
> Horde/IMP for about 3 years now.
> I created a secured website for our members to see history of dial-up
> connections, bandwidth usage, diskspace usage, and billing information on
> their account. This section has grown in popularity recently.
> What I want to do is to create a valid Horde/IMP session when the user is
> entering the secured website, so that he does not need to authenticate a
> second time when trying to go to the webmail app from this website. Since
> the user must provide username + password, I assume this can be done. I
> just want to know how.
> Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
> Regards,
> -
> Frederic Trudeau - CAM Internet
> Programmation / Departement reseau

If you are authenticating on the same backend, you could easily integrate the 
modules of your secure website into a horde portal; I'm using that strategy 
with horde HEAD and it works well (using the same session name and the 

I think it would be simpler than to do the opposite...
Benoit St-André
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