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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-32460

Moodle "skip login page by URL" feature doesn't work as advertised

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Not a bug
    • Affects Version/s: 2.2.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Authentication
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_22_STABLE

      Description

      It seems it is not possible any more (in Moodle 2.2) to provide "guest URLs", that is, to provide an URL allowing guest access to a course page without the visitor having to click the "Login as guest" button on the login page.

      I'm referring to this : http://docs.moodle.org/22/en/Guest_role#Skip_login_page_by_URL

      My Moodle (2.2) site has force login enabled, but some courses have guest access (without key) enabled, and I wish to provide simple links to showcase these courses.

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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment -

            thanks for the report

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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment - thanks for the report
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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment -

            Thanks for the report, I have updated the docs. You can enable automatic guest login in User policies.

            Petr

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            skodak Petr Skoda added a comment - Thanks for the report, I have updated the docs. You can enable automatic guest login in User policies. Petr
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            monidu Nicolas Dunand added a comment -

            Thanks for the update.

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            monidu Nicolas Dunand added a comment - Thanks for the update.

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