Hawk Authentication for ASP.NET Web API using Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45

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Hawk is a MAC-based HTTP authentication scheme that provides partial cryptographic verification of HTTP messages. Hawk requires a symmetric key to be shared between the client and the server out-of-band. For more info, see here.

Hawk 101

The client sends an HTTP request, like so.

The server returns a challenge, like so.


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One Response to Hawk Authentication for ASP.NET Web API using Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45

  1. brockallen says:

    Reblogged this on brockallen and commented:
    It’s awesome that we now have Hawk support in Thinktecture IdentityModel!

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