Joomla 1.6 PINsafe Module

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This document describes how to upload and publish the PINsafe Joomla Module. For further information see Joomla 1.6 Integration


Joomla 1.6

PINsafe 3.x

Joomla 1.6 Integration

PINsafe Module

Modifying the Module

Edit the mod_pinsafe.php file

Look for and change the line containing the PINsafe server IP address, this will need to be an address accessible to the user wishing to authenticate and may be a NAT and PAT.

pinsafeUrl = "";

for a Swivel virtual or hardware appliance use:

pinsafeUrl = "http://PINsafe_IP_or_Hostname:8443/proxy/";

For a software only install see Software Only Installation

Additional modifications can be made to prevent buttons that are not required from being displayed

Remove each line that is not required:

<input type="button" value="TURing" onclick="showTuring();">

<input type="button" value="Index" onclick="showIndex();">

<input type="button" value="Message" onclick="showMessage();">

Save the file when complete

Add Modified files to the Archive

Add the mod_pinsafe.php to the archive file

Uploading the Module

On the Joomla Administration Console, select Extensions then Extension Manager. select the archive file, then click upload

Joomla 1.6 Extension Manager.jpg

A message should indicate success: "Installing module was successful."

Configuring the Module

Follow the instructions for configuring a configuring a custom module Joomla_1.6_Integration#Configuring_the_PINsafe_login_module. The cache option will not be present.