[Libwebsockets] Addin http auth to http header

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Wed Feb 28 11:00:46 CET 2018



On 28/02/18 00:45, Ofer Avitzur wrote:
> Hi
> I am using libwebsockets as client and I want to add http authentication 
> to my connect flow as client (HTTP Basic authentication scheme ([RFC2617]))
> 
> What is the best way to do it using libwebsockets api's

Have a look in libwebsockets.h for 
LWS_CALLBACK_CLIENT_APPEND_HANDSHAKE_HEADER.

You need to use the base64 stuff lws also provides to add an 
Authorization: header.  This already exists as a known header index 
WSI_TOKEN_HTTP_AUTHORIZATION.

-Andy

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