Available from version 1.27.0 (Gerrit change 243223)
Validate session info as it's being loaded from storage.
Define function:
public static function onSessionCheckInfo( &$reason, $info, $request, $metadata, $data ) { ... }
Attach hook: In extension.json:
	"Hooks": {
		"SessionCheckInfo": "MediaWiki\\Extension\\MyExtension\\Hooks::onSessionCheckInfo"
Called from: File(s): session/SessionManager.php
Function(s): loadSessionInfoFromStore
Interface: SessionCheckInfoHook.php

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks .
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:SessionCheckInfo extensions.

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  • &$reason: (string) rejection reason to be logged
  • $info: SessionInfo being validated
  • $request: WebRequest being loaded from
  • $metadata: (array|false) metadata array for the Session
  • $data: (array|false) data array for the Session

This hook is used to validate the current request against session metadata added by the SessionMetadata hook. To reject the session, set $reason and return false.

A SessionProvider checking metadata for its own session does not need this hook; it should use its refreshSessionInfo() method instead.

See also edit