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i created some admin users with limited user roles, i want to create a custom login form, so that after login, user will be re-directed to his admin home page.

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  • Why do you want to do this? By default all the actions you assigned to the role of the users will only be available.
    – Myron
    May 4 '17 at 7:34
  • i have created a separated panel for user, say 'localhost/magento/user' where my custom login form will display and i will check the login credentials from the admin_user table and after login render to the admin page. thats it.
    – Jay Kapoor
    May 4 '17 at 8:01
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You can simply use magento's default login function for backend.

Mage::getModel('admin/user')->authenticate($username, $password)

To be able to create a new login page you need to extend the original login function. The class I think you need is this one:

Mage_Adminhtml_IndexController
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  • Im already using this Mage::getModel('admin/user')->authenticate($username, $password) to authenticate username and password. but how about bypass the magento admin login form. after login take me to the admin panel.
    – Jay Kapoor
    May 4 '17 at 9:47
  • Mage_Core_Controller_Front_Action this is class that I am extending
    – Jay Kapoor
    May 4 '17 at 9:49
  • i got this error Fatal error: Class 'Mage_Adminhtml_IndexController' not found in /var/www/html/magento/app/code/local/Edge/Vendor/controllers/IndexController.php on line 2 when i extend the Mage_Adminhtml_IndexController
    – Jay Kapoor
    May 4 '17 at 9:51
  • You can find here how to override controllers: inchoo.net/magento/…
    – Myron
    May 4 '17 at 10:51

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