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Hi,

In my custom cookie sso class. In the authenticateuser method i am setting the email to like this.

SessionContext session = JForumExecutionContext.getRequest().getSessionContext();
session.setAttribute("sso.email.attribute", user.getEmail());

I added a println in the checkSSO method of controllerutils like this:

String email = (String) session.getAttribute(SystemGlobals.getValue(ConfigKeys.SSO_EMAIL_ATTRIBUTE));
System.out.println("email from session "+email);

The email attribute is null at this point so the new user is setup with the default email address from SystemGlobals.

Has anyone else come across a problem like this

Thanks

Paul
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Hi,

I have trawled this forum trying to find the answer but haven't had any luck.

I have implemented a cookiesso mechanism. This works fine.

Is this possible. When jforum creates a jforum user on the fly how can i set the email address it uses to be the email address for the user in the main app.

Do i have to update the users table manually? If so at what point do i know a user has been created on the fly?

Can i set something in authenticateUser that will set the email address on the jforum user.

The reason i need to set the email address is obviously for reply notifications etc..

Thanks and sorry for another post.

Paul
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Might be me being stupid. Wouldn't be the first time but shouldn't the line in ControllerUtils

protected void checkSSO(UserSession userSession)

the line is

String email = (String) session.getAttribute(SystemGlobals.getValue(ConfigKeys.SSO_EMAIL_ATTRIBUTE));

should this be
// gets the email address stored in the session
String email = (String) session.getAttribute(ConfigKeys.SSO_EMAIL_ATTRIBUTE);

or
// get the email address stored in the config
String email = (String) SystemGlobals.getValue(ConfigKeys.SSO_EMAIL_ATTRIBUTE);

The one in the source would be using an email address in the config as the name to look up in the session???.

Could someone help.

Thanks



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Apologies everyone

just noticed this in the SystemGlobals file.

# The attribute name to search in the session for the password

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The email address should be read from the cookie written by your webapp.


And you have to add the following line to ConfigKeys.java:


And also, add a new key to jforum-custom.conf


See also:
JForum SSO with User's first name and last name saved
[originally posted on jforum.net by andowson]
 
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