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version 0.5.1 on Jan 9th, 2014

This is an OAuth 2.0 server library and WSGI middleware filter.

It supports simple string-based bearer token and a custom extension to enable the use of X.509 certificates as tokens. The latter has been added for a specialised use case to enable a SLCS (Short-lived Credential Service) to issue delegated X.509-based credentials with OAuth.

Releases

0.5.1

Integrated enhancements from Willem van Engen including:

  • password-based client authentication, which is a commonly used client authentication method
  • resource authentication for the check_token endpoint, to avoid brute-force attacks on token check; also provides a starting point for audience-restricted tokens and resource-restricted attribute release
  • return user attribute from check_token endpoint, so that the resource knows what the user is; attribute name user_name according to CloudFoundry

Resource and client authentication use the same classes, and now are instantiated with a string indicating their use (to give meaningful log messages). The client_authenticator interface was removed, since all authenticators can derive directly from authenticator_interface, since they're both used for clients and resources; they were also renamed to make that clear (removing _client).

In client_register.ini and resource_register.ini (the latter is new) the field secret is optional.

Client code is unchanged.

0.4.0
  • Revised examples in ndg.oauth.client.examples. bearer_tok uses bearer token to secure access to a simple html page on a resource server, slcs is an example protecting a short-lived credential service aka. Online Certificate Authority. This requires the ContrailOnlineCAService package and should be used in conjunction with the equivalent example in the ndg_oauth_client example.
  • Added discrete WSGI resource server middleware ndg.oauth.server.wsgi.resource_server.Oauth2ResourceServerMiddleware
  • Includes support for bearer access token passed in Authorization header to resource server.

Prerequisites

This has been developed and tested for Python 2.6 and 2.7.

Installation

Installation can be performed using easy_install or pip.

Configuration

Examples are contained in the examples/ sub-folder:

bearer_tok/:
This configures a simple test application that uses string based tokens.
slcs/:
Bearer token example protecting a Short-Lived Credential Service or OnlineCA. ContrailOnlineCAService package is needed for this example.

The examples should be used in conjunction with the ndg_oauth_client package.

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