Deprecated views for handling authentication.
These allow for logging a user in through an HTTP POST request supplying a username and password, and logging out through a POST or GET request.
This support is deprecated. Instead, your application should make use of
one of our authentication backends, such as
- account_login(request, *args, **kwargs)¶
Log the user in through a provided login and password.
Rather than using this view, you should be authenticating using API auth backends instead.
request (HttpRequest) – The HTTP request from the client.
A blank response if logging in succeeded, or a
LOGIN_FAILEDif it failed.
- Return type