Zend\Authentication

Authentication Validator

Introduction

Zend\Authentication\Validator\Authentication provides the ability to utilize a validator for an InputFilter in the instance of a Form or for single use where you simply want a true/false value and being able to introspect the error.

The available configuration options include:

  • adapter: This is an instance of Zend\Authentication\Adapter.
  • identity: This is the identity or name of the identity in the passed in context.
  • credential: This is the credential or the name of the credential in the passed in context.
  • service: This is an instance of Zend\Authentication\AuthenticationService

Basic Usage

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use Zend\Authentication\AuthenticationService;
use Zend\Authentication\Validator\Authentication as AuthenticationValidator;

$service   = new AuthenticationService();
$adapter   = new My\Authentication\Adapter();
$validator = new AuthenticationValidator(array(
    'service' => $service,
    'adapter' => $adapter,
));

$validator->setCredential('myCredentialContext');
$validator->isValid('myIdentity', array(
     'myCredentialContext' => 'myCredential',
));
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