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phpBB 3 user database

Post by Gunnar » Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:45 pm


i want to make phpBB 3 a part of another content managment system, and i want to make it use the user table from that system, do i make that other system simply send a users table update when a new user is created, or do i make phpbb use the users table from the other system ?

the system i want to use is TbSource

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Re: phpBB 3 user database

Post by A_Jelly_Doughnut » Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:43 am

phpBB3 can do it either way. With phpBB3's auth plugin structure, it will probably be easier to make phpBB recognize your users from the CMS. The important itesm are:
- establishing a database connection to the CMS
- finding out how the CMS stores its passwords so you can check the user's input

Once you verify that the user does exist, you can update the user's profile (especially username and password) in your phpBB database.
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