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registry user name

Postby alexukua » Sun Oct 03, 2010 1:03 am

I found error
OJS (June 25, 2010 - 08:52 AM) convert registry all user name to low upper case character.
(ex. Test1 to test1). And user cannot login with user name Test1.
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Re: registry user name

Postby jmacgreg » Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:06 pm

Hi Alexukua,

I'm afraid I don't really understand what the problem is. How did you go about converting the usernames, and why?

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Re: registry user name

Postby springday » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:41 am

When manually registering a user account or when importing users through the XML import/export plugin, user names are converted to lower case. However, a user is not necessarily aware of this. So, if I am registering an account as "Testuser" nobody tells me that the next time I should login as "testuser". I've tried this, and logging in as "Testuser" with a capital T didn't work. That's because the PKPLoginHandler passes the UserVar "username" to Validation::login as entered. A possible workaround is to change line 120 in PKPLoginHandler to

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$user = Validation::login(strtolower($request->getUserVar('username')), $request->getUserVar('password'), $reason, $request->getUserVar('remember') == null ? false : true);
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