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Authenticate users against another portal

DotNetNuke allows you to create child portals which operate as separate websites. In some cases one might find it desirable to authenticate the users of second portal against the user database of the first portal. I posted a module with code that demonstrates this:

http://www.adefwebserver.com/DotNetNukeHELP/Misc/PortalLogin.htm

Using The Module

To use the module, create a second portal and in that second portal, create a page and call it Login.

In the Site Settings for the portal, set the page as the Login page.

Install the PortalLogin module and place an instance of it on the Login page you created. Go into the Settings for the module and set the options:

 

Users will be authenticated against the specified portal and their account will be created in the current portal if one does not already exist. The roles for the user from the master portal will also be copied to the second portal.

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