Jump to content
Larry Ullman's Book Forums
mbunyan

Yii2 Authentication

Recommended Posts

I have simple app built on yii2 basic. The data gathered through yii forms and models is used in another web service, and apart from the admin, no one needs to view or access the yii environment. Never the less I want to ensure the admin has to login to do anything, including view.

 

The Site controller seems logical place to do this, but I am not finding this scenario obvious. Does access control have to be added to all affected controllers, or can I configure it once in sitecontroller and meet the objective?

 

Mike B

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Essentially yes, I believe that you would need to do that for each of your actions.  

 

There are a couple of ways of doing this.  You can do the access control like you've mentioned, or you could use Yii::$app->user->isGuest inside each action method to determine whether the action can be performed.  

 

You might be able to set up a 'default' access control in the config file.  Haven't looked into that part yet.

 

Hope this helps,

 

Brent

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks Brent, that's what I feared, too much editing.

 

I found this response to similar question at StackOverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30067849/yii2-require-all-controller-and-action-to-login?rq=1, and implemented 'as beforeRequest' in web config, which did the trick. It's a global setting, which would not suit all situations, but does the job for my app.

 

Mike B

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...