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#2: Post edited by user avatar mw88‭ · 2021-09-08T12:18:54Z (about 1 year ago)
  • Can codidact (when locally hosted) be used separately from the codidact network with custom local user management?
  • Can codidact be used separately from the codidact network with custom local user management?
#1: Initial revision by user avatar mw88‭ · 2021-09-08T12:18:34Z (about 1 year ago)
Can codidact (when locally hosted) be used separately from the codidact network with custom local user management?
I am a research assistant at a technical university and have been tasked by our chair to find a software to host our internal Q&As on.

My collegues and I have been doing small code snippets and lengthy calculations and made frequent use of the stack exchange network, so it felt natural to us to use their product or a similarly structured software like codidact.

However, we ran into some issues with stack exchange for teams, as our university mandates, that we use only self/locally hosted solutions. With this requirement, we are not elegible for the discouted stack exchange price, which they offer for educational purposes.

I have been setting up a codidact testing environment on my machine, and I noticed only after completing the setup, that while the site is running locally, the user management is not. I would rather reuse our own existing authentication and credentials framework.

So my question is this: Can codidact (when locally hosted) be used separately from the codidact network with our own user management?