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Basic utility functions for authentication.

This contains some validation functions that may be useful for forms.

Validate that the test cookie was properly set in a prior request.

If the test cookie was not set, the given form’s submit field will be set with an error saying that cookies must be enabled.

validate_old_password(form, user, field_name='password')[source]

Validate that the password given on a form was valid.

This is intended for Password Change forms, and will check that the specified password in the form matches the user’s current password.