Django cross-site authentication

April 17th, 2013

Richard wrote a nice bit of code to allow one Django app to authenticate users using another Django app’s database. It saves the users having to get a separate set of credentials.

This assumes that both apps can securely access the original database, but if you have a situation where, say, they both run on EC2 machines in the same Amazon account, this can be very handy.

It’s still fairly basic, so I’m sure he’d welcome contributions.

Posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 at 6:51 pm and filed under Open Source, Programming.

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