class TokenValidator

Library: OSP/Web
Package: Web
Header: Poco/OSP/Web/TokenValidator.h


TokenValidator is an optional service that is used by the WebServerDispatcher to validate bearer tokens and obtain the associated user name.


Direct Base Classes: Poco::OSP::Service

All Base Classes: Poco::OSP::Service, Poco::RefCountedObject

Member Summary

Member Functions: isA, type, validateToken

Inherited Functions: duplicate, isA, referenceCount, release, type

Types Aliases


using Ptr = Poco::AutoPtr < TokenValidator >;

Member Functions

isA virtual

bool isA(
    const std::type_info & otherType
) const;

type virtual

const std::type_info & type() const;

validateToken virtual

virtual bool validateToken(
    const std::string & token,
    std::string & username
) = 0;

Validates the given bearer token.

If valid, returns true and the associated username. If invalid, returns false, leaving the username unchanged.

The format of the token (e.g., JWT) and method of validation is left to the implementation.