Authentication module for Laravel 5.4 and phpBB 3.2

v1.0.0 2017-06-08 06:35 UTC

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Last update: 2020-06-20 11:31:32 UTC


For phpBB < 3.2 see CallMeNP/lara-auth-bridge Offers a simple API for the included custom phpBB authentication module for phpBB(3.0, 3.1) and Laravel 5.

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run composer
composer require tohtamysh/laravel-phpbb-bridge
add service provider

Register the Service Provider by adding it to your project's providers array in app.php

'providers' => array(
publish config file
artisan vendor:publish --provider="Tohtamysh\LaravelPhpbbBridge\LaravelPhpbbBridgeServiceProvider"
edit config

Change configs config/laravel-phpbb-bridge.php

// Create a secret app key in 
'appkey' => 'yoursecretapikey'

// Update the column names used for the Laravel Auth driver 
'username_column' => 'user_login',
'password_column' => 'user_password'

// Set true if you use multiAuth, false if default Laravel Auth
'client_auth' => false
exclude URIs from CSRF protection

In file app/Http/Middleware/VerifyCsrfToken.php add

protected $except = [

More info how to exclude uris on laravel site

phpBB 3.2

copy files

Copy all files in the phpBB32 directory to your phpBB install folder

edit config

Edit the file located at {PHPBB-ROOT}/ext/laravel/bridgebb/auth/provider/bridgebb.php

define('LARAVEL_URL', ''); //your laravel application's url
define('BRIDGEBB_API_KEY', "yoursecretapikey"); //the same key you created earlier
define ('LARAVEL_CUSTOM_USER_DATA', serialize ([
    'email' => 'user_email',
    'dob' => 'user_birthday',
])); // Update the columns you want to come from Laravel user to phpBB user

Login to the phpBB admin panel enable bridgebb extension and after set bridgebb as the authentication module