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This documentation covers the in-development release of Review Board. You can see the latest stable docs or all previous versions.


Forwarding imports and legacy utilities for authentication backends.

This module provides legacy functionality for registering authentication backends, along with forwarding imports for:

ActiveDirectoryBackend Authenticate a user against an Active Directory server.
BaseAuthBackend Base class for a Review Board authentication backend.
HTTPDigestBackend Authenticate against a user in a digest password file.
LDAPBackend Authentication backend for LDAP servers.
NISBackend Authenticate against a user on an NIS server.
AuthBackendRegistry A registry for managing authentication backends.
auth_backends Registry instance for working with available authentication backends.
get_enabled_auth_backends Return all authentication backends being used by Review Board.
StandardAuthBackend Authenticate users against the local database.
X509Backend Authenticate a user from a X.509 client certificate.

Changed in version 3.0: The contents of this module were split into sub-modules.


alias of reviewboard.accounts.backends.base.BaseAuthBackend