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A Django app to have a ready-to-use authentication system.

Project description

JWTUltimateAuth is a Django app to have a ready-to-use authentication system. Security is the most important thing it can provide.

Detailed documentation is in the “docs” directory.

Quick start

  1. Add “jwt_auth” to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this:

    INSTALLED_APPS = [
        ...
        'jwt_auth',
    ]
    
  2. Add “jwt_auth.middleware.JWTAuthMiddleware” to your MIDDLEWARE setting like this, under the built-in “AuthenticationMiddleware”:

    MIDDLEWARE = [
        ...
        'jwt_auth.middleware.JWTAuthMiddleware',
    ]
    
  3. Add “jwt_auth.authenticate.JWTBackend” to your AUTHENTICATION_BACKENDS settings like this:

    AUTHENTICATION_BACKENDS = [
        ...
        'jwt_auth.authenticate.JWTBackend',
    ]
    
  4. Set “JWT_AUTH_PRIVATE_KEY” and “JWT_AUTH_PUBLIC_KEY” which has to be a pem formatted rsa keypair (create it like this:

    ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -m PEM -f jwtRS256.key
    # Don't add passphrase
    openssl rsa -in jwtRS256.key -pubout -outform PEM -out jwtRS256.key.pub
    cat jwtRS256.key
    cat jwtRS256.key.pub
    
  5. Include the jwt_auth URLconf in your project urls.py like this:

    path('auth/',include('jwt_auth.urls')),
    
  6. Run python manage.py migrate to create the needed models.

  7. Enjoy your new auth system!

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