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Node.js client library for the Auth0 platform.

Installation

  npm install auth0

Documentation

For more information on how to use this library you must build the docs. You can do so by running: npm run docs-build.

The docs-build script will generate all the documentation in HTML format under the docs folder. Open docs/index.html in any web browser to see the documentation.

Management API Client

The Auth0 Management API is meant to be used by back-end servers or trusted parties performing administrative tasks. Generally speaking, anything that can be done through the Auth0 dashboard (and more) can also be done through this API.

Initialize your client class with an API v2 token (you can generate one here) and a domain.

var ManagementClient = require('auth0').ManagementClient;
 
var management = new ManagementClient({
  token: '{YOUR_API_V2_TOKEN}',
  domain: '{YOUR_ACCOUNT}.auth0.com'
});

Note: When using at browser you should use telemetry: false.

Authentication API Client

This client must be used to access Auth0's Authentication API.

The AuthenticationClient constructor takes an optional client ID, if specified it will be used as default value for all endpoints that accept a client ID.

var AuthenticationClient = require('auth0').AuthenticationClient;
 
var auth0 = new AuthenticationClient({
  domain: '{YOUR_ACCOUNT}.auth0.com',
  clientId: '{OPTIONAL_CLIENT_ID}'
});

Promises and callbacks

Be aware that all methods can be used with promises or callbacks. However, when a callback is provided no promise will be returned.

// Using callbacks. 
auth0.getUsers(function (err, users) {
  if (err) {
    // handle error. 
  }
  console.log(users);
});
 
 
// Using promises. 
auth0
  .getUsers()
  .then(function (users) {
    console.log(users);
  })
  .catch(function (err) {
    // Handle error. 
  });

Examples

Check out the examples folder.

Documentation

For more information about auth0 contact our documentation page.

What is Auth0?

Auth0 helps you to:

  • Add authentication with multiple authentication sources, either social like Google, Facebook, Microsoft Account, LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter, Box, Salesforce, amont others, or enterprise identity systems like Windows Azure AD, Google Apps, Active Directory, ADFS or any SAML Identity Provider.
  • Add authentication through more traditional username/password databases.
  • Add support for linking different user accounts with the same user.
  • Support for generating signed Json Web Tokens to call your APIs and flow the user identity securely.
  • Analytics of how, when and where users are logging in.
  • Pull data from other sources and add it to the user profile, through JavaScript rules.

Create a free Auth0 Account

  1. Go to Auth0 and click "Try Auth0 for Free".
  2. Use Google, GitHub or Microsoft Account to login.

Issue Reporting

If you have found a bug or if you have a feature request, please report them at this repository issues section. Please do not report security vulnerabilities on the public GitHub issue tracker. The Responsible Disclosure Program details the procedure for disclosing security issues.

Author

Auth0

License

This project is licensed under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.