[horde] N to one passthrough authentication

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Wed Apr 27 08:12:03 PDT 2005

Zitat von Kevin Myer <kevin_myer at iu13.org>:

> We subscribe to a number of services which require authentication, and which
> provide us with a site username and password.  Rather than distribute this
> information to all employees, we'd like to use Horde as a front-end,
> authenticate to our framework, and then used forms-based 
> authentication to log
> the user into the remote service, using our site username and 
> password.  I see
> this working similarly to the way the weatherdotcom portal block 
> works, but I'd
> ultimately like to see it end up as a module.  Would the weatherdotcom portal
> block be a good example to copy for this or is there an easier way to
> accomplish this?  I don't necessarily need, at least least initially, the
> content to be delivered inside the main Horde frame.  A popup window would
> suffice.

Not necessarily the weather block, unless you talk about soap services. 
But you could make a custom block and combine it with the HTTP_Request 
class doing a POST request.


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