[p2pu-dev] Trying to understand OSQA user authentication

zuzel.vp zuzel.vp at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 20:53:09 UTC 2012

The typical login page for OSQA includes parts from several modules
which can be disabled/enabled at settings_local.py: (see last line of
Try disabling p2puauth and enabling localauth. The modules live at
https://github.com/p2pu/osqa-badges/tree/master/forum_modules in case
you want to take a look at their code. Hope I did not break localauth
while doing the customizations (we did not whant users to register to
badges.p2pu.org but being able to login with the same
username/password they had on p2pu.org).


On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Lucas Vickers <lucasvickers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to understand and get basic user authentication functioning in
> OSQA.  I am trying to find the easiest user login method possible.  I need
> to create users, and if necessary I can do this through a mysql interface
> but I would prefer a logical method.
> I have the install and by default when I go to the login page my options are
> a local user or the openID.
> When using the local login, I get error:
> (1146, "Table 'lernanta.users_userprofile' doesn't exist")
> which leads me to ask
> 1) What is the linkage between lernanta and OSQA?  Can OSQA exist without
> lernanta?
> 2) Where do local users get created in the combined workflow?
> I tried to use my google openID and I see the following.  I have edited it
> slightly
> [Sun Jan 29 22:58:26 2012] [error] Generated checkid_setup request to
> https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/ud?source=profiles with assocication
> [taken out by me]
> [Sun Jan 29 22:58:27 2012] [error] Received id_res response from
> https://www.google.com/accounts/o8/ud?source=profiles using association
> [taken out by me]
> There is no other information.  I found limited information on the
> meta.osqa.net site.
> Is thee any information pertaining to how I can configure this?  Any
> tutorial, etc?
> thank you,
> Lucas
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