[quote=“Vilx, post:1, topic:2474”]n you already have a large userbase and a login system for the rest of your website.
Will Discourse allow writing of authentication plugins? And disabling the[/quote]
It looks like it supports a simple username/password system. Perhaps you could leverage that feature?
Personally I’m against trusting a random site with my password/account and much prefer open-auth. Far too many systems don’t salt their passwords and handle things wrong. I trust Google to do things securely more than some random website admin.
I would like a way to better integrate SSO within an organization though. Using active directory or something like that would make it much easier to integrate into pre-existing environments. I’m using LastPass to get basically the same results for my personal usage day-to-day, but many end users for private discourse servers would need to depend on their local IT to get it up and running.