Summary: Bring trusted IP's to authenticated level without password. Very useful for intranet wiki also visible to web
Version: 0.1
Prerequisites: AuthUser
Status: simply working
Maintainer: mik.admin@gmx.de
Categories: Security

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Substitute with the address of your subnet.

Code for local/config.php

include_once('scripts/authuser.php'); // include authuser first!
if( ( ip2long($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']) & ip2long('') )== ip2long('') )
  SDV($AuthId, $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']); //don't set if visitor is already authenticated
$Author = $AuthId; // my favorite

You have Login-Button? No problem (:if !enabled AuthPw) [[{$Name}?action=login|Log In]](:endif:) markup still works, because no password has been entered

Plan B

This time only visitor from local net are able to login. See also Blocklist


include_once("scripts/authuser.php");//include authuser.php first
if ((ip2long($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'])&ip2long(''))==ip2long('')){//local ip?
} else {

Change line in Site.AuthForm and add some stuff

(:if enabled EnableAuthUser:)$[Password]: (:input password name=authpw:)
(:if enabled EnableAuthUser:)$[Name]: (:input text name=authid:)\\
(:if enabled EnableAuthUser:)$[Password]: (:input password name=authpw:)
(:input submit value='OK':)
(:input end:)
(:if !enabled EnableAuthUser:)Sorry, login disabled for visitors from outside(:endif:)

Another option: $_POST['authid']=''; $_POST['authpw']; but this time before include authuser.php


Consider IP-Spoofing is possible, so don't protect important things this way.

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See Also


  • mik


See Discussion at IpForAuthentication-Talk?

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