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Authentication library for aiohttp

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Python 3.6 travis-badge coveralls codefactor grade

aegis allows to protect endpoints and also provides authentication scoping.


pip install aegis

Simple Example

# examples/
from aiohttp import web
from aegis import auth
from aegis.authenticators.jwt import JWTAuth

    'david': {'id': 5, 'scopes': ('user',)}

class MyAuth(JWTAuth):
    jwt_secret = "test"

    async def authenticate(self, request: web.Request) -> dict:
        payload = await request.json()
        user = DATABASE.get(payload['username'])
        return user

async def public(request):
    return web.json_response({'hello': 'anonymous'})

async def protected(request):
    return web.json_response({'hello': 'user'})

def create_app():
    app = web.Application()

    app.router.add_get('/public', public)
    app.router.add_get('/protected', protected)

    return app

if __name__ == '__main__':
    app = create_app()

Get access token

curl -X POST -d '{"username": "david"}'

{"access_token": "<access_token>"}

Get user

curl -H 'Authorization: Bearer <access_token>'

{"id": 5, "scopes": ["user"], "exp": 1553753859}


git clone
cd aegis
make cov


  • Python >= 3.6

  • aiohttp

  • PyJWT


aegis is offered under the Apache 2 license.

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