Bare Auth is a ready-to-deploy stateless authentication server.
This server supports various authentication strategies out of the box. You can enable the routes by supplying the specified environment variables below. You can also extend the server by requiring it directly.
You'll probably want to use the client-side libraries that accompany the server-side component for a seamless experience. You can find the client-side libraries for each provider below.
Pushing to a Dokku server:
git clone https://github.com/lapwinglabs/bare-auth.gitgit remote add dokku email@example.com:authgit push dokku masterssh firstname.lastname@example.org config:set auth JWT_SECRET=zippity-doo-da GOOGLE_CLIENT_SECRET=...
Accepting PRs for Heroku instructions or a Heroku deploy button :-)
The purpose of this server is to simply retrieve user data from 3rd party providers. It does not tie into your backend models at all and is not meant to store any user data.
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If you create your own authentication strategy, submit a pull request!
Bare Auth comes with built-in support for JSON Web Tokens.
To sign the response, simply add the
JWT_SECRET environment variable.
You should pass this token to your API to create, update or verify the User. In order for the token to be accepted, the JWT secret must be the same on both servers.
Setting a JWT is recommended to ensure that the request to your API has not been tampered with or forged by an evil-doer.
Additionally, you can adjust the expiration by setting the
Bare Auth comes with a built-in frontend to help with testing. You can enable
the frontend by setting the
FRONTEND=path environment variable. By default,
/. Here's what the frontend looks like:
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