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HMAC Auth plugin for Joan Visionect and HTTPie.

Project Description

HMAC auth plugin for HTTPie.

HTTP requests will be signed with a shared secret key using HMAC. Differs from AWS or other HMAC strings because: JoanAssistant The string to sign format is:


Example String-to-sign


Sun, 18 Jun 2017 11:48:26 GMT

Example Authorization Header with HMAC signature

Authorization: 1b9dbaf5b1183037:Mx0Qi57rqYIbc4gDiDKqYERK8Vmzdwhqk3S+OYoXRu0=


$ pip install httpie-visionect-auth

You should now see visionect under --auth-type in $ http --help output.


$ http --auth-type=visionect --auth='client:secret'


To authenticate a client request when an access key is required by the server to lookup the shared secret:

$ http --auth-type=visionect --auth="client:secret"

To authenticate a client request when there is no requirement for a client to supply an access key:

$ http --auth-type=visionect --auth=":secret"


Copyright (c) 2017 Pierre. Available under the MIT License.

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