BasicAuthForWebAPI 2.0.0

Jamie Kurtz's Basic Authentication for Web API

Provides easy implementation for Basic HTTP authentication in an ASP.NET Web API project.

Install-Package BasicAuthForWebAPI -Version 2.0.0
dotnet add package BasicAuthForWebAPI --version 2.0.0
<PackageReference Include="BasicAuthForWebAPI" Version="2.0.0" />
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paket add BasicAuthForWebAPI --version 2.0.0
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Release Notes

By default, will use the ASP.NET Membership Provider ( But you can modify and extend this behavior in either or both of the following ways:
     - Pass your own IMembershipProvider to the BasicAuthenticationMessageHandler constructor
     - Set the GetAdditionalClaims property to a Func that returns a collection of System.Security.Claims.Claim objects
     - Set the IssueChallengeResponse to true to allow only authenticated callers and tell browsers to prompt for credentials

     To configure this module, place the following line somewhere in your startup code - e.g. the Register() method in /app_start/WebApiConfig.cs:

         GlobalConfiguration.Configuration.MessageHandlers.Add(new BasicAuthenticationMessageHandler());

     And then make sure you use the [Authorize] attribute to protect your controllers and their actions - either with a global filter or on individual controllers and actions.

     Please see the project site for more details.


This package has no dependencies.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.0.0 11,967 10/26/2013
1.0.4 797 5/21/2013
1.0.3 536 5/21/2013
1.0.2 537 5/21/2013
1.0.1 536 5/21/2013