[UPHPU] Token Authentication

Joseph Scott joseph at randomnetworks.com
Thu Nov 8 10:46:10 MST 2007


On Nov 8, 2007, at 10:17 AM, Chad Sollis wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am building a webservice that I would like to require  
> authentication to
> access.  What would be a best practice (and perhaps a light how-to) on
> secure authentication, preferably using a token/shared key.
>
> Unfortunately, the client consuming the webservice will likely not  
> have a
> lot of flexibility on generating anything dynamic to pass along  
> with the
> request.  Is this even possible, if the parameters are static on  
> their side?
>
> I am open to any and all suggestions.


Use SSL/TLS if you want it to be secure.


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Joseph Scott
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