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NAME ^

WebService::UMLSKS::ConnectUMLS - Authenticate the user before accessing UMLSKS with valid username and password.

SYNOPSIS ^

Basic Usage

    use WebService::UMLSKS::ConnectUMLS;

    print "Enter username to connect to UMLSKS:";
        my $username = <>;
        print "Enter password:";
        ReadMode 'noecho';
        my $pwd = ReadLine 0;
        ReadMode 'normal';
        my $c = new Connect;
        my $service = $c->connect_umls( $username, $pwd );

DESCRIPTION ^

This module has package ConnectUMLS which has three subroutines 'new', 'get_pt' and 'connect_umls'. This module takes the username and password from getUserDetails module and connects to the authentication server. It returns a valid proxy ticket if the user is valid or returns an invalid service object if UMLS sends an invalid proxy ticket.

SUBROUTINES ^

The subroutines are as follows:

new

This sub creates a new object of ConnectUMLS.

connect_umls

This sub takes username and password as arguments and returns a proxy ticket object after it authenticates the user.

get_pt

This sub returns a proxy ticket.

SEE ALSO ^

ValidateTerm.pm GetUserData.pm Query.pm ws-getUMLSInfo.pl

AUTHORS ^

Mugdha Choudhari, University of Minnesota Duluth <chou0130 at d.umn.edu>

Ted Pedersen, University of Minnesota Duluth <tpederse at d.umn.edu>

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (C) 2011, Mugdha Choudhari, Ted Pedersen

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to The Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

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