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Traditional TWikiTopic based mapping and user management

The User Mapping Manager interface provides services for mapping between a 'user identity' as used when talking to an external authentication provider, an internal TWiki canonical user ID, and the displayed name used to identify the user in TWiki. This is the default TWikiUserMapping in which user information is stored in TWiki topics - one per user, and then any mapping needed is done using the TWikiUsers topic in the Main.

see SimplifiedUserMappingCodeInterface on TWiki.org for a more detailed discussion of the concepts.

It includes the topics that are used when registering and managing users and groups via TWiki, in TWikiTopics.

it includes:

If you are developing a non-TWiki based User mapper, you might like to consider removeing or replacing the files installed by this Contrib.


The TWikiUserMappingContrib specific settings have not yet been moved out of the standard TWiki.spec. This will be done in a future release.

Installation Instructions

It's a part of the default distribution of the TWiki Core.

Contrib Info

Contrib Author(s): Copyright (C) 2007 Sven Dowideit, SvenDowideit@WikiRing.com and TWiki Contributors.
Contrib Version: 4.2.1
Copyright: ©
License: GPL (Gnu General Public License)
Change History:  
4.2.1 03 Aug 2008 - Distributed with TWiki 4.2.1
4.2.0 22 Jan 2008 - Distributed with TWiki 4.2.0
Dependencies: None
Contrib Home: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiUserMappingContrib
Feedback: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiUserMappingContribDev
Appraisal: http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiUserMappingContribAppraisal

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