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WSGI HTTP Digest Authentication middleware

Project description

a WSGI middleware that secures some/all routes using HTTP Digest Authentication.

Installation

pip install httpauth

Using with credentials dictionary

secured_wsgi_app = httpauth.DictHttpAuthMiddleware(
   {'user1': 'password1', 'user2': 'password2'},
   wsgi_app=unsecured_wsgi_app,
   #realm='Secured Content', # optional
)

Using with a .htdigest file

secured_wsgi_app = httpauth.DigestFileHttpAuthMiddleware(
   open('/path/to/your/.htdigest'),
   wsgi_app=unsecured_wsgi_app,
)

.htdigest files can be created using the htdigest Apache tool.

Securing only some URLs

If given, the routes parameter (a list of regular expressions) specifies the URLs to be secured. (By default, all URLs are secured.)

secured_wsgi_app = httpauth.DictHttpAuthMiddleware(
   {'user': 'password'},
   wsgi_app=unsecured_wsgi_app,
   routes=['^/admin/', '^/another/secret/page/$'],
)

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