Published On Apr. 16th 2018

What's New in Laravel 5.6: Logout Other Devices

Episode 7 Run Time 5:00

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Laravel now includes the useful logoutOtherDevices method on the SessionGuard class (auth()->logoutOtherDevices()). This means, with ease, you can invalidate all other sessions for a user's account. One use-case for this is ensuring that multiple people cannot log in and access the same account simultaneously. For a second example, maybe a user accidentally signed into their account on a library computer, but forgot to logout. No problem; you can offer the functionality to click a button and instantly invalidate that library session.