Temporary JupyterHub Authenticator
Simple authenticator for JupyterHub that gives anyone who visits the home page a user account without having to log in using any UI at all. It also spawns a single-user server and directs the user to it immediately, without them having to press a button.
Built primarily to help run tmpnb with JupyterHub.
pip install jupyterhub-tmpauthenticator
Should install it. It has no additional dependencies beyond JupyterHub.
You can then use this as your authenticator by adding the following line to
c.JupyterHub.authenticator_class = "tmp"
tmpauthenticator does not have a lot of configurable knobs, but will respect
many relevant config options in the base JupyterHub Authenticator class.
Here are a few that are particularly useful.
tmpauthenticator will automatically log the user in as soon
as they hit the landing page of the JupyterHub, without showing them any UI.
This behavior can be turned off by setting
False, allowing a home page to be shown. There will be a
Sign in button here
that will automatically authenticate the user.
c.TmpAuthenticator.auto_login = False
auto_login is set to
False, the value of
will determine the text shown next to
Sign in in the default home page. It
Automatic Temporary Credentials, so the button will read as Sign in with Automatic Temporary Credentials`.
c.TmpAuthenticator.auto_login = False c.TmpAuthenticator.login_service = "your inherent worth as a human being"