koa-basic-auth

Blanket basic auth middleware for koa

npm install koa-basic-auth
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Add simple "blanket" basic auth with username / password. If you require anything more specific just use the basic-auth module.

Installation

$ npm install koa-basic-auth

Example

Password protect downstream middleware:

var auth = require('koa-basic-auth');
var koa = require('koa');
var app = koa();

// custom 401 handling

app.use(function *(next){
  try {
    yield next;
  } catch (err) {
    if (401 == err.status) {
      this.status = 401;
      this.body = 'cant haz that';
    } else {
      throw err;
    }
  }
});

// require auth

app.use(auth({ name: 'tj', pass: 'tobi' }));

// secret response

app.use(function *(){
  this.body = 'secret';
});

app.listen(3000);
console.log('listening on port 3000');

Example request:

$ curl -H "Authorization: basic dGo6dG9iaQ==" http://localhost:3000/ -i
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
X-Powered-By: koa
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 6
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2013 19:35:17 GMT
Connection: keep-alive

secret

License

MIT

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