A Zope user folder which uses MySQL database to store user information.
mysqlUserFolder has four functions:
- Main function is to authenticate users and set their roles based on
data from the MySQL server.
- It keeps track of sessions (including session logging).
- It allows reading and writing custom user data through User object
(which is returned by the user folder). This information is also
kept in a MySQL table. Custom session data is also supported.
- It has methods that allow users to modify their accounts. It also
allows anonymous user creation (it allows users to create their accounts
through the web). Also, folder's management interface allows user
Folder supports both HTTP and cookie authentication. Session support uses
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