connect-dynamodb

DynamoDB session store for Connect

npm install connect-dynamodb
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Connect DynamoDB

connect-dynamodb is a DynamoDB session store backed by the aws-sdk

Installation

  $ npm install connect-dynamodb

Options

  • client An existing AWS DynamoDB object you normally get from new AWS.DynamoDB()
  • AWSConfigPath Optional path to JSON document containing your AWS credentials (defaults to loading credentials from environment variables)
  • AWSRegion Optional AWS region (defaults to 'us-east-1')
  • table Optional DynamoDB server session table name (defaults to "sessions", currently the hash key has to be id - see issue #14)
  • prefix Optional key prefix (defaults to "sess")
  • reapInterval Optional - how often expired sessions should be cleaned up (defaults to 600000)

Usage

var options = {
    // Name of the table you would like to use for sessions.
    // Defaults to 'sessions'
      table: 'myapp-sessions',

    // Optional path to AWS credentials (loads credentials from environment variables by default)
        // AWSConfigPath: './path/to/credentials.json',

      // Optional. How often expired sessions should be cleaned up.
        // Defaults to 600000 (10 minutes).
        reapInterval: 600000
};

var connect = require('connect'),
    DynamoDBStore = require('connect-dynamodb')(connect);
connect()
    .use(connect.cookieParser())
    .use(connect.session({ store: new DynamoDBStore(options), secret: 'keyboard cat'}))

Or with express

 DynamoDBStore = require('connect-dynamodb')(express);
 var app = express(
    express.cookieParser(), 
    express.session({ store: new DynamoDBStore(options), secret: 'keyboard cat'})
);

Contributors

Some people that have added features and fixed bugs in connect-dynamodb other than me.

Thanks!

LICENSE - "MIT License"

Copyright (c) 2014 Mike Carson, http://ca98am79.com/

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