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Features / Usability

Re: phpBB Authentication method not working

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I have replicated the behaviour that sholzy mentioned in the first post, although I do not get any error messages.

  • I have followed the same steps he took (from https://doc.tiki.org/phpBB-Authentication )
  • I created a new user on the phpBB forum
  • I was able to log in as the new user on the phpBB forum
  • I then tried to log onto Tiki with that user, but I get a blank page (no error messages)
  • logging back onto Tiki as admin, I do not see the same username that should have been created (meaning, no user has been created in Tiki)
  • incidentally, I also tried to intentionally change the phpbb database credentials to something wrong, to see if it made any difference during the login process, it did not make any difference

Screenshot of the blank page attached:
Phpbb Auth

My versions:
Tiki 20.x
phpBB 3.2.7

I also checked the bugs list, I could not find anything pertinent either under "phpbb" or under "auth" (for authorization).

What I find puzzling is, in the phpBB Authentication page I linked above, there is a tab of the defaults for Tiki 20.x as well - that would infer that somebody has been able to successfully validate that this feature is in fact still working, would it not?