I’m using websocketd for a little side project, called webshell, which is a little shell in your browser that runs predefined commands. It is obvious that this shouldn’t be accessible by everyone! So there is a need for authentication. For most of my projects I use HTTP Basic Auth, which is not supported by Chrome when using WebSockets. The solution is a cookie based authentication built using Lua directly in nginx (used as a reverse proxy).
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Philipp Böhm

developer, photographer, cyclist, human

Software developer

Rostock ⋅ Germany