This is a repoze.who plugin for Hawk Access Authentication:
To access resources using Hawk Access Authentication, the client must have obtained a set of Hawk credentials including an id and secret key. They use these credentials to make signed requests to the server.
When accessing a protected resource, the server will generate a 401 challenge response with the scheme “Hawk” as follows:
> GET /protected_resource HTTP/1.1 > Host: example.com < HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized < WWW-Authenticate: Hawk
The client will use their Hawk credentials to build a request signature and include it in the Authorization header like so:
> GET /protected_resource HTTP/1.1 > Host: example.com > Authorization: Hawk id="h480djs93hd8", > ts="1336363200", > nonce="dj83hs9s", > mac="bhCQXTVyfj5cmA9uKkPFx1zeOXM=" < HTTP/1.1 200 OK < Content-Type: text/plain < < For your eyes only: secret data!
This plugin uses the tokenlib library for verifying Hawk credentials:
If this library does not meet your needs, you can provide a custom callback function to decode the Hawk id token.
0.2.0 - 2013-08-19
- Allow setting a custom master secret, which is passed through to tokenlib.
0.1.0 - 2013-08-19
- Initial release.
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