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Authenticate against identity providers with HTTP requests.

Project description

A simple Python 3 service that accepts HTTP requests with an Authorization header, and authenticates the credentials against an identity backend service, such as LDAP.

This is particularly useful in combination with ngx_http_auth_request_module.


usage: authproxy [-h] [-b BIND] -u URL [--ca-certs-file] [--ca-certs-dir]
                 [--no-verify] [--ldap-user-pattern] [--ldap-member-attr]

Simple HTTP server to proxy authentication requests.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -b BIND, --bind BIND  IP:port to bind to (default:
  -u URL, --url URL     URL of auth server (multiple, required)
  --ca-certs-file       Path to CA certs bundle file
  --ca-certs-dir        Path to directory containing CA certs
  --no-verify           Skip TLS verification
  --ldap-user-pattern   User DN string with {} for username
  --ldap-member-attr    User attribute containing group memberships


authproxy -u ldaps://ipa.localdomain.tld \
    --ca-certs-file /etc/ipa/ca.crt \
    --ldap-user-pattern uid={},cn=users,cn=accounts,dc=localdomain,dc=tld

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