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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-31488

When going direct to a configuration page for authentication module when not logged in an error occurs

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      Make sure your site has autologin guest turned on
      log out
      go to /admin/auth_config.php?auth=ldap
      you should get an access denied error

      Turn off autologin guest
      log out
      go to /admin/auth_config.php?auth=ldap
      You should be redirected to the login page

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      Make sure your site has autologin guest turned on log out go to /admin/auth_config.php?auth=ldap you should get an access denied error Turn off autologin guest log out go to /admin/auth_config.php?auth=ldap You should be redirected to the login page
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_21_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_21_STABLE, MOODLE_22_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-31488_auth

      Description

      For example, if you go to http://demo.moodle.net/admin/auth_config.php?auth=ldap while not logged in, you get a section error.

      An example stack trace from one of my test sites is:
      Section error!
      More information about this error
      Stack trace:
      line 429 of /lib/setuplib.php: moodle_exception thrown
      line 5796 of /lib/adminlib.php: call to print_error()
      line 12 of /admin/auth_config.php: call to admin_externalpage_setup()

      This could happen with other admin pages.

      Expected results is either a message saying not enough permissions or a redirect to login page (most likely the latter)

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  14/May/12