Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic 2.0.1

Install-Package Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic -Version 2.0.1
dotnet add package Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic --version 2.0.1
<PackageReference Include="Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic" Version="2.0.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic --version 2.0.1
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#r "nuget: Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic, 2.0.1"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic&version=2.0.1

// Install Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Bazinga.AspNetCore.Authentication.Basic&version=2.0.1
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Build status NuGet codecov Basic Authentication for Microsoft ASP.NET Core Security

Microsoft doesn't ship a Basic Authentication package with ASP.NET Core Security for a good reason. While that doesn't stop us needing such implementation for testing, this is not advised for production systems due to the many pitfalls and insecurities.

Sample usages, with hard-coded credentials:

public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services)
        .AddBasicAuthentication(credentials => 
                credentials.username == "myUsername" 
                && credentials.password == "myPassword"));

Or by defining a service to register. Allowing your validator to take dependencies through Dependency Injection:

public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services)

// With your own validator
public class DatabaseBasicCredentialVerifier : IBasicCredentialVerifier
    private readonly IUserRepository _db;
    public DatabaseBasicCredentialVerifier(IUserRepository db) => _db = db;

    public Task<bool> Authenticate(string username, string password)
        return _db.IsValidAsync(username, password);

And finally, since ASP.NET Core 2.0, the single middeware for authentication:

public void Configure(IApplicationBuilder app)

For better understanding of the ASP.NET Core Identity, see Microsoft docs


Licensed under MIT

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Version Downloads Last updated
2.0.1 246,629 11/30/2017
2.0.0 1,401 9/10/2017

Bugfix: Unhandled exception logs the inner exception