Part 1 : Token based authentication using ASP.NET Web API 2
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In one of my previous article, I have shown you how to implement custom Forms Authentication (cookie-based approach) in ASP.NET MVC application.
Today I am going to show you how to Secure ASP.NET Web API using Token Based Authentication.
ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers, mobile devices, and traditional desktop applications. Nowadays Web API adoption is increasing at a rapid pace. So it's very essential to implement security for all types of clients trying to access data from Web API services.
Nowadays the most preferred approach to secure server resources by authenticating users in WEB API is to use signed token, which contains enough data to identify a particular user.This is called token-based approach.
Read More at http://www.dotnetawesome.com/2016/09/token-based-authentication-in-webapi.html
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