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Passport Local Strategy Failure Messages #18

rorymadden opened this Issue · 2 comments

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I've been playing around with this demo and it is very good. I have an issue with trying to display the error messages from the passport local strategy e.g. Unknown user, Invalid password

In passport.js the messages are being set correctly.
In reading up about Passport the messaging seem to use the deprecated flash messaging. These are triggered by setting the failureFlash variable in the routes file.

//current format'/users/session', passport.authenticate('local', {failureRedirect: '/login'}), users.session)
//failureFlash set to true'/users/session', passport.authenticate('local', {failureRedirect: '/login', failureFlash: true}), users.session)

As Express 3.x doesn't support flash messages the connect-flash module would be required. I have been playing around with this set-up but haven't been able to get the messages to display. Have you found a way to display the message using this approach or another approach?


Yeah this is a known issue, someone else also pointed this out... Ok I will try to get this working and let you know...



@madhums madhums closed this in 28f02a1
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