Token based Authentication for WCF HTTP/REST Services: The Client

If you wondered how a client would have to look like to work with the authentication framework, it is pretty straightfoward:

  1. Request a token
  2. Put that token on the authorization header (along with a registered scheme) and make the service call

e.g.:

var oauth2 = new OAuth2Client(_oauth2Address);
var swt = oauth2.RequestAccessToken(
"username", "password", _baseAddress.AbsoluteUri);
 
var client = new HttpClient { BaseAddress = _baseAddress };
client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Authorization =
new AuthenticationHeaderValue("Bearer"
, swt);
var response = client.Get("identity");
response.EnsureSuccessStatusCode();

HTH

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