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This plugin allow a site admin user not logout when this user has loginas. It's useful to developers and main administrators. You have to enable in authentication settings to work it. It was created thinking in site admins.

You have to enable in authentication settings to work it.

This plugin must be enable in:

   Home  ▶ Site administration ▶ Plugins  ▶ Authentication  ▶ Manage authentication

And enable "Auth Development tools" to use it.


  1. Get last version of plugin in plugin entry.
  2. Unzip it into auth/ folder in your Moodle.
  3. Be sure that the final name of the directory is: dev, the full path in your Moodle installation will be auth/dev


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Site Admin user using loginas feature.

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Settings to where you can enable redirect the user to a url when the user logout.

How to report a bug

Please, use tracker in Auth Development.

New Proposals

  • Redirect to specific URL when user logout.

Please for suggestion, use comments in plugin entry.