VRE Backend API and Scheduler
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# import the logging library
import logging
# Get an instance of a logger
logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)
import django.utils
from rest_framework import exceptions
from hawkrest import HawkAuthentication
from .models import Token
class APIHawk(HawkAuthentication):
"""This is the API authentication that is using the HAWK authentication mechanism.
This class will implement a custom credentials and user lookups so that we can dynamically add new users and update tokens.
def hawk_credentials_lookup(self, id):
"""This method will perform the check if the used token is an existing/known token in the database. This will not lookup a user. Only an existing token.
id (string): The token key to lookup in the database for existing token.
exceptions.AuthenticationFailed: If the given token does not exists.
dict: The dictionary holds the token id, the token secret and the used hashing algoritem that is used.
token = Token.objects.get(key=id)
except Token.DoesNotExist:
logger.warning(f'Requested to validate with invalid/non existing token: {id}')
raise exceptions.AuthenticationFailed(f'No such token: {id}')
return {
'id' : id,
'key' : token.secret,
'algorithm' : 'sha256'
def hawk_user_lookup(self, request, credentials):
"""Return the user account that is connected to the used token.
request ([type]): The incoming HTTP/API request
credentials (dict): The credentials from ~hawk_credentials_lookup
exceptions.AuthenticationFailed: If the given token does not exists to an existing user
tuple: Returns a tuple holding the user as first item
user = None
user = Token.objects.get(key=credentials['id']).user
except Token.DoesNotExist:
logger.warning(f'Requested to validate non existing user: {id}')
raise exceptions.AuthenticationFailed(f'No user for token: {id}')
# Update the date time stamp to now for last access data
user.token.last_access = django.utils.timezone.now()
return (user,None)
def __str__(self):
"""Authentication identifier.
string: Returns the name of the used authentication mechanism.
return 'Hawk authenticator'