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  1. Plugins
  2. CONTRIB-1444

Authentication: Add option for admin to confirm email based self-registrations



    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 1.9
    • Fix Version/s: None
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      Per http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=97938 there is a request to have the admin confirm a self-based registration. This could be implemented in one of two ways. Require a double confirmation or send the email confirmation notice to the system admin (or preferably a send confirmations to email address). So this would require two additional settings to the self-based registration. A yes/no Require Admin Approval option and a send confirmation email to admin. In order to actually confirm the email address, I think the user should have to confirm; however, they are not allowed to use the system until a second confirmation by the system admin. So upon confirmation an email would be sent to the admin with a link to finalize the confirmation and enable the account. Once enabled, a second email is sent to the user notifying them that the account is confirmed and ready to use. I do not think this will be too difficult to implement and would allow a nice combination of freedom to allow email based self-registration while limiting the threat of spam bots creating a bunch of accounts. Peace - Anthony


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