#339 ✓resolved
Travis Bell

Enable username and password logins via the API

Reported by Travis Bell | January 17th, 2014 @ 11:13 AM | in J. Edgar (closed)

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  • Travis Bell

    Travis Bell January 23rd, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

    • State changed from “new” to “started”
  • Travis Bell

    Travis Bell January 23rd, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

    • State changed from “started” to “resolved”
  • Michael Roterman

    Michael Roterman March 5th, 2014 @ 05:48 PM

    Currently calling GET /3/authenticate/:valid_request_token/validate_with_login?username=:valid_username&password=:valid_password&api_key=:valid_api_key returns a 404, am I doing something wrong?

  • Travis Bell

    Travis Bell March 6th, 2014 @ 07:32 AM

    The flow is the exact same as a non u/p auth. Once you get an auth token:


    Head over to the website:


    I could add the ability to do this API side, but right now you can't. I guess it depends on the use case, when I built this it was for a client that had a view. I can appreciate how in your context it doesn't make any sense.

    This is why it's not public yet ;)

  • Michael Roterman

    Michael Roterman March 8th, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

    Hi Travis,

    Will this be implemented as such in the future or can I remove this feature branch? I do believe such an implementation does make sense, and a SSL protocol restriction should apply ( obviously ).


  • Travis Bell

    Travis Bell March 11th, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

    I've created a new ticket for this, #363.

    In regards to time, not sure. I've been in a bit of a maintenance mode for the past week or two, planning to continue for probably another week. Then I'll take a peak at some feature work.

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