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Eve Auth JWT

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An OAuth 2 JWT token validation module for `Eve <>`_.


To install eve-auth-jwt, simply:

$ pip install eve-auth-jwt

At Eve initialization::

from eve import Eve
from eve_auth_jwt import JWTAuth

app = Eve(auth=JWTAuth, settings=SETTINGS)


This module reads its configuration form Eve settings. Here is the list of new directives:

* ``JWT_SECRET`` (required): Defines the symetric secret token secret used to de/encode the token (async keys support is a TODO).
* ``JWT_ISSUER`` (required): Defines the required token issuer (``iss`` claim).
* ``JWT_AUDIENCES``: Defines a list of accepted audiences (``aud`` claim). If not provided, only tokens with no audience set will be accepted.
* ``JWT_ROLES_CLAIM``: Defines the claim name for roles. If set, Eve roles check will be activated, and any resources with ``allowed_roles`` set will require to have those roles present in the defined token's claim.
* ``JWT_SCOPE_CLAIM``: Defines the claim name for scope. If set and the token has a claim of the same name containing the string ``viewer``, only ``GET`` and ``HEAD`` methods will be granted. All other values are ignored and added to the list of exposed roles with the ``scope:`` prefix.

Reading Roles

If access is granted, the authentication module exposes roles and token's claims thru ``get_authen_roles()`` and ``get_authen_claims()`` methods. You may access those values from your event hook as follow:

def my_hook(...)
resource_def = app.config['DOMAIN'][resource_name]
auth = resource_def['authentication']
if 'somerole' in auth.get_authen_roles():
# grant some finer access


All source code is licensed under the `MIT License <>`_.

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