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Providers for django-allauth allowing using the ENS' auth-systems.

Project description

This package is meant to ease the management of authentication of django-apps at the ENS.

On top of django-allauth, which provides easy ways to configure the authentication of django-apps, this package provides:

  • social authentication using Clipper (cas.eleves);
  • ready-to-use templates in replacement of allauth’ ones;
  • helpers to use allauth’s login and logout views instead of those provided by third-parties (Django admin, wagtail, etc).



First, install django-allauth.

Then, install django-allauth-ens:

$ pip install django-allauth-ens

And edit your settings file:

    # …

    # Above allauth to replace its templates.

    # Added when you installed allauth.

    # Required to use CAS-based providers (e.g. Clipper).

    # …


See also the allauth configuration and advanced usage docs pages.


Optional — A view name or an url path.

Used as a link from the templates of allauth_ens to return to your application.

Examples: 'home', '/home/'


Optional — A view name or an url path.

Used as a link from the templates of allauth_ens for a logged in user to access their profile in your app.

Examples: 'my-account', '/my-account/'


Capture other login and logout views

You can use the capture_login and capture_logout views to replace the login and logout views of other applications. They redirect to their similar allauth’s view and forward the query string, so that if a GET parameter next is given along the initial request, user is redirected to this url on successful login and logout.

This requires to add urls before the include of the app’ urls.

For example, to replace the Django admin login and logout views with allauth’s ones:

from allauth_ens.views import capture_login, capture_logout

urlpatterns = [
    # …

    # Add it before include of admin urls.
    url(r'^admin/login/$', capture_login),
    url(r'^admin/logout/$', capture_logout),

    url(r'^admin/$', include(,

    # …


The templates provided by allauth only contains the bare minimum. Hopefully, this package includes ready-to-use templates. They are automatically used if you put 'allauth_ens' before 'allauth' in your INSTALLED_APPS,


Google, Facebook¸ but also Clipper…

To interact with an external authentication service, you must add the corresponding provider application to your INSTALLED_APPS.

allauth already includes several providers (see also their python path). In addition to that, this package adds the following providers:


It uses the CAS server

Add 'allauth_ens.providers.clipper' to the INSTALLED_APPS.

Available settings and their default value:

    # …

    'clipper': {

        # These settings control whether a message containing a link to
        # disconnect from the CAS server is added when users log out.

Poulated data
  • username: <clipper>
  • email (primary and verified): <clipper>

Demo Site

See example/README.


First, you need to clone the repository.


This project uses compass to compile SCSS files to CSS.

Using bundler

  • Ensure Ruby is installed ($ ruby -v) or install Ruby
  • Ensure bundler is installed ($ bundle -v) or install bundler ($ gem install bundler)
  • Install dependencies: $ bundle install
  • Watch changes and recompile: $ bundle exec compass watch


Local environment

$ ./


  • tox, install with $ pip install tox
  • python{2.7,3.4,3.5,3.6} must be available on your system path
  • all (django/python with combined coverage + flake8 + isort): $ tox


Assuming you use the following settings (when needed):

ACCOUNT_ADAPTER = 'shared.allauth_adapter.AccountAdapter'
SOCIALACCOUNT_ADAPTER = 'shared.allauth_adapter.SocialAccountAdapter'

Signup disabled, except for clipper provider (auto-signup)

In shared/

class AccountAdapter(DefaultAccountAdapter):
    def is_open_for_signup(self, request):
        return False

class SocialAccountAdapter(DefaultSocialAccountAdapter):
    def is_open_for_signup(self, request, sociallogin):
        # sociallogin.account is a SocialAccount instance.
        # See

        if sociallogin.account.provider == 'clipper':
            return True

        # It returns AccountAdapter.is_open_for_signup().
        # See
        return super().is_open_for_signup(request, sociallogin)

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