Authentication library for Phoenix, and other Plug-based, web applications

elixir, phoenix-framework


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Phauxth is an authentication library for Phoenix, and other Plug-based, web applications. It is designed to be secure, extensible, easy to use and well-documented.

For a general overview of some of the goals of Phauxth and its basic usage, see this post.

Getting started

This guide shows how you can set up a new Phoenix project with Phauxth.

Authentication and authorization

The core Phauxth library handles authentication, verifying who the user is.

For information about authorization, or access control, see the Authorization page in the wiki.

If you have set up your app using the Phauxth installer, the authorize.ex file in the controllers directory provides examples of functions you can use to authorize users' access to resources.

Example apps using Phauxth


There are many ways you can contribute to the development of Phauxth, including:


First of all, I would like to emphasize that this software is offered free of charge. However, if you find it useful, and you would like to buy me a cup of coffee, you can do so at paypal.