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From Alexander Shorin <>
Subject Re: Thoughts on a OAuth Proxy in front of CouchDB?
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:06:23 GMT

Just interesting, why built-in OAuth doesn't fits you?

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 5:59 PM, Mike Harding <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Having played around with the internal capabilities of couchdb's OAuth
> support it seems that I will need to implement a OAuth Proxy for my
> platform.
> I have a requirement to build a REST API that wraps around Couch. I want
> 3rd party apps to authenticate and send OAuth signed requests to my REST
> calls that will then make further calls to the couch REST API.
> I want to still use the _users db to manage entities in my system but I
> cant really use the internal OAuth to validate signed requests sent to my
> I'm just wondering what approaches people have used to do this, if this
> requires a OAuth proxy in front of couch what do people recommend?
> Cheers
> Mike

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