flask-login

LDAP Flask-Login snippet

At ${DAYWORK}, I am writing a simple Flask web frontend for our new information system. I wanted to have a simple authentication method and so I found the Flask-Login extention for Flask which takes care of user validation, session remembrance , and has a callback method in order to plug the authentication on whatever backend you'd like. I came up with that little piece of code which makes Flask-Login check a user / password couple against a LDAP server, and validates a user regarding its user ID: