Authenticate phpBB using custom MS-SQL database
How can I let my users to log into a phpBB forum by entering their user credentials while these credentials are stored in a separate MS SQL database?
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You need to create a custom authentication plugin for phpbb. Since your requirement is authentication against a database, it should be pretty straight forward to re-use the existing plugin phpbb uses for authentication against it’s own internal database.
Authentication plugins are located in
An authentication plugin must be named
auth_<your custom name>.php
So in your case, create a copy of
auth_db.php and call it e.g.
Authentication plugins are documented here: http://wiki.phpbb.com/Authentication_plugins