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Last post Dec 04, 2012 03:02 PM by dbaier
Dec 04, 2012 09:47 AM|LINK
I am using web API and want to integrate some kind of security. I have explored various options and not able to find out something out of my search.
Can someone help me to find out suitable method for my requirement?
My service client are majorly mobile device and tablet computer.
Dec 04, 2012 10:58 AM|LINK
I've written a couple of posts about it - start at the beginning ;)
Dec 04, 2012 11:12 AM|LINK
Thanks for reply.
I have checked the link you provide me. Link contains so much articles and I am not able to decide which method/article should I follow.
Also as Web API request is independent with each request, do I need to provide authentication information(like username/password/token etc...) each time along with request?
Dec 04, 2012 11:14 AM|LINK
Try to describe your scenario. This can narrow it down ;)
Dec 04, 2012 11:38 AM|LINK
I have few Web API services and my service clients are Mobile Device and Tablets.
Basically I want to authenticate using some sort of mechanism like "username","password" or security tokens etc...
I do not require high level security but moderatable solution will work for me.
Dec 04, 2012 03:02 PM|LINK
That sounds like Basic Authentication. See here:
the project home page with samples is here:
With Basic Authentication you typically re-transmit the credentials on every request. You can also use a mechanism like a session token, e.g.: