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'''EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket''' - User system loginticket
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Login tickets are the database entries for the user's session cookies.
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How long in seconds the user can stay logged in before they must  re-log in. Defaults to never - if you do specify this setting you  probably want to reduce <tt>user_inactivity_timeout</tt> to &lt;1 hour.
 
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Revision as of 17:07, 9 January 2022

EPrints 3 Reference: Directory Structure - Metadata Fields - Repository Configuration - XML Config Files - XML Export Format - EPrints data structure - Core API - Data Objects


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NAME

EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket - User system login ticket.

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DESCRIPTION

Login tickets are the database entries for a user's session cookies.

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Configuration Settings

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user_cookie_timeout = undef

Set an expiry on the session cookies. This will cause the user's browser to delete the cookie after the given time. The time is specified according to CGI's cookie constructor. This allows settings like +1h and +7d.

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user_inactivity_timeout = 86400 * 7

How long to wait in seconds before logging the user out after their last activity.

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user_session_timeout = undef

How long in seconds the user can stay logged in before they must re-log in. Defaults to never - if you do specify this setting you probably want to reduce user_inactivity_timeout to <1 hour.

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INSTANCE VARIABLES

See EPrints::DataObj.

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CORE METADATA FIELDS

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code (id)

The identifier used in the HTTP cookie for this login ticket's session.

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securecode (id)

The identifier used in the HTTPS cookie for this login ticket's session.

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ip (id)

The IP address of associated with this login ticket.

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time (bigint)

The time in seconds since the start of epoch when this login ticket was created.

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expires (bigint)

The time in seconds since the start of epoch when this login ticket will expires.

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REFERENCES AND RELATED OBJECTS

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userid (itemref)

The ID of the user to whom this login ticket belongs.

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METHODS

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Class Methods

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get_system_field_info

$fields = EPrints::DataObj::Access->get_system_field_info

Returns an array describing the system metadata of the loginticket dataset.

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get_dataset_id

$dataset = EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket->get_dataset_id

Returns the ID of the EPrints::DataSet object to which this record belongs.

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get_defaults

$defaults = EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket->get_defaults( $session, $data, $dataset )

Returns default values for this data object based on the starting $data.

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new_from_request

$loginticket = EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket->new_from_request( $repo, $r )

Creates a new loginticket data object using the HTTP::Request $r.

Returns new loginticket data object if successful. Otherwise, returns undef.

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expire_all

EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket->expire_all( $repo )

Expire all login tickets. Effectively logging out all users currently logged in.

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session_key

EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket->session_key( $repo )

Get the key to use for the session cookies.

In the following circumstance:

 example.org
 custom.example.org
 

Where both hosts use the same cookie key the cookie from example.org will collide with the cookie from custom.example.org. To avoid this the full hostname is embedded in the cookie key.

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secure_session_key

EPrints::DataObj::LoginTicket->secure_session_key($repo)

See session_key.

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Object Methods

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generate_cookie

$cookie = $loginticket->generate_cookie( %opts )

Returns the HTTP (non-secure) session cookie. Uses %opts to add any additional attributes to the cookie.

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generate_secure_cookie

$cookie = $ticket->generate_secure_cookie( %opts )

Returns the HTTPS session cookie. Uses %opts to add any additional attributes to the cookie.

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set_cookies

$ticket->set_cookies

Set the session cookies for this loginticket data object.

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update

$ticket->update

Update the loginticket data object by extending the expiry time.

The expiry time is extended user_inactivity_timeout or 7 days.

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SEE ALSO

EPrints::DataObj and EPrints::DataSet.

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COPYRIGHT

© Copyright 2022 University of Southampton.

EPrints 3.4 is supplied by EPrints Services.

http://www.eprints.org/eprints-3.4/

LICENSE

This file is part of EPrints 3.4 http://www.eprints.org/.

EPrints 3.4 and this file are released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3 as published by the Free Software Foundation unless otherwise stated.

EPrints 3.4 is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with EPrints 3.4. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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