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Kevin Rich

Adding User Claims via API keys in WebApi 2

Adding a Custom Authentication Filter

Update

Please for the love of all that is holy, don't do this. There are many great solutions out there now. I recommend Azure AD (cheap), Auth0(freeish), or Identity Server(open sou). This was a pretty terrible implementation that was meant as a stopgap.

Scenario

I have an API that I wish to lock down via an API key the user will embed . . .

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July 19, 2016

WebApi JSON Serialization

Circular References FTL

The Challenge

I was building a standard ASP.NET EntityFramework / WebApi / Swagger project. Attempting something a bit new, I decided my controller would return a CreatedAtRoute HttpActionResult. The code goes something a little like this:

[HttpPut] public IHttpActionResult AddMyObject([FromBody] MyObject newObject) { // validation stuff // . . .

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July 13, 2016

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