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Updating your extensions for AuthManager
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Wikimania 2016 hackathon session about AuthManager.

The authentication framework of MediaWiki has been rewritten for 1.27: AuthPlugin has been replaced by AuthManager and SessionManager. Authentication-related extensions need to be updated (T110291). The session is aimed at maintainers of such extensions; depending on the familiarity of the session participants with the topic, it might include an introduction to AuthManager and SessionManager, a workshop for updating extensions, or just discussion and collecting feedback.

Time: Thursday, 23 June, 14:00-15:00
Place: room 50

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  • Can AuthManager help with OAuth, for example allowing login/sign up to with Oauth?
    • Not really. The SessionManager part of OAuth is already working fine, discourse just does not understand the version of the OAuth protocol that MediaWiki uses.