User management using data stored in topics
The User Mapping Manager interface provides services for mapping between a 'user identity' as used when talking to an external authentication provider, an internal canonical user ID, and the displayed name used to identify the user in topics. This is the default TopicUserMapping in which user information is stored in topics - one per user, and then any mapping needed is done using the WikiUsers topic in the Main.
See SimplifiedUserMappingCodeInterface for a more detailed discussion of the concepts.
It includes the topics that are used when registering and managing users and groups via Foswiki:
If you are developing a non-topic based User mapper, you might like to consider removeing or replacing the files installed by this Contrib.
Users are added using the default registration process in Foswiki. To delete a user (admins only),
The TopicUserMappingContrib specific settings have not yet been moved out of the standard Foswiki.spec. This will be done in a future release.
It's a part of the default distribution of the Foswiki Core.