documentation:1.9:captcha

Captcha

Captcha is a security mechanism aimed to prevent robots to submit forms.

Captchas are available on the following forms:

  • Login form: where user enters login and password to authenticate
  • Password reset by mail form: where user enters mail to recover a lost password
  • Register form: where user enters information to create a new account

We use the Perl module Authen::Captcha to generate codes and images, which look like this:

You need to install Perl Authen::Captcha module if you enable Captcha feature.

Go in General parameters > Portal > Captcha:

  • Activation in login form: set to 1 to display captcha in login form
  • Activation in password reset by mail form: set to 1 to display captcha in password reset by mail form
  • Activation in register form: set to 1 to display captcha in register form
  • Size: length of captcha
  • Captcha module name: Apache session module used to store generated captchas
  • Captcha module options: options for above module