[thelist] Portal site quandary

Thomas Moore thdomo at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 18:18:05 CDT 2007

Thought about using Google Aps?

You can control a lot including domain names and it comes with gmail
and a lot of other things.

On 7/23/07, Molly Magai <mollymagai at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been asked to create a portal site. My client wants user access
> controlled thusly: a company is given a password. To create a new user, a
> person must first log in with their email address and company password. The
> system checks the company password against their email domain (that is, if
> they are from Microsoft the domain needs to be microsoft.com). Then the
> person may create their own user and password which they can use from then
> on to get into the site. It'll be on an apache server, and I plan to use
> PHP. Once they're in, the site is super simple, just some basic pages and
> downloads.
> I can build this, but would prefer not to reinvent the wheel especially on
> the basic user/password stuff, as opposed to the fancy company password part
> which probably could sit on top of an existing solution. Would it make sense
> to use a CMS of some kind, or someone's canned code? Anyone tried this?
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