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From Stephen Bartell <>
Subject Re: Passing authentication
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:03:24 GMT
Jeff, the auth is in the headers.

Using externals, your node app will get the request, which will contain the headers, which
will contain the auth.  Have the app pick the auth bits out of the headers and plug them into
the headers of the new requests it is about to make.

On Mar 12, 2013, at 5:08 PM, Jeff Charette <> wrote:

> How do you pass authentication to an outside process?  Is there a way to do this with
> My use case is to use externals to pass an already authenticated request directly to
node then have node act as that user on the users documents.
> Jeff Charette | Principal 
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