Omniauth::Strategies::CentralLogin

An article, posted about one year ago filed in devise, gem, authentication, openid, oauth, CentralLogin & login.

I just pushed omniauth-central_login to rubygems.org, to make it easy to integrate CentralLogin with other ruby apps. It is a companion gem to CentralLogin, a batteries included open source OAuth2 Provider based on Rails, Doorkeeper & Devise, with simple user managment tools.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

ruby gem 'omniauth-central_login'

And then execute:

$ bundle install

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install omniauth-central_login

Usage

Configuring Omniauth:

Rails.application.config.middleware.use OmniAuth::Builder do
  provider :central_login, ENV['CENTRAL_LOGIN_CLIENT_ID'], ENV['CENTRAL_LOGIN_CLIENT_SECRET'], {
    scope: "openid email profile",
    client_options: {
      site: ENV['CENTRAL_LOGIN_URL']
    }
  }
end

Configuration for Devise (using omniauthable):

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ActionCable and authentication with Devise (2/2)

An article, posted about 6 years ago filed in authentication, ActionCable, devise, rails, ruby on rails, ruby, websockets & communication.

This is a short follow up on the previous article in which the ActionCable basics were explained. We can now add some level of authentication. Authentication is a bit harder than simply registering some before_action’s, but it is perfectly doable, especially if you've survived the previous tutorial.

From the official Action Cable guide we can simply reuse the full connection.rb template:

module ApplicationCable
  class Connection < ActionCable::Connection::Base
    identified_by :current_user
 
    def connect
      self.current_user = find_verified_user
    end
 
    protected
      def find_verified_user
        if current_user = User.find_by(id: cookies.signed[:user_id])
          current_...

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