+Application, -User)This hook is called from the =/pengine/create= HTTP handler to discover
whether the server is accessed by an authorized user. It can react in
- Succeed, binding User to a ground term. The authentity of
the user is available through pengine_user/1.
- Fail. The =/create= succeeds, but the pengine is not associated with
- Throw an exception to prevent creation of the pengine. Two
meaningful exceptions are:
throw(http_reply(authorise(basic(Realm)))) Start a
normal HTTP login challenge (reply 401)
throw(http_reply(forbidden(Path)))) Reject the request
using a 403 repply.
- See also
- http_authenticate/3 can be used to
implement this hook using default HTTP authentication data.