Initiate WebAuthn Authentication (beta)

POST /v1/auth/webauthn/authentication/begin

Initiate a WebAuthn authentication request. This endpoint requires that a user has at least one WebAuthn credential attached for the provided domain from a successful CreateWebAuthnRegistration. Pass the JSON object in public_key_credential_request_options property into await get(options) as options if you are using webauthn-json or to navigator.credentials.get(options).

HTTP Request

POST /v1/auth/webauthn/authentication/begin

Returns

A successful response returns a public_key_credential_request_options property and user_id property.

Body

  • domain string Required

    Required Domain of the app that will be using WebAuthn to authenticate user.

    Minimum length is 1.

  • user_id string Required

    Required User ID of the user to initiate WebAuthn credential authentication.

    Minimum length is 1.

Responses

POST /v1/auth/webauthn/authentication/begin
curl \
 -X POST https://api.streambird.io/v1/auth/webauthn/authentication/begin \
 -H "Authorization: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN" \
 -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
 -d '{"domain":"localhost","user_id":"user_24wFP9pDa9YiMJLun94iKykoZs2"}'
Request example
{
  "domain": "localhost",
  "user_id": "user_24wFP9pDa9YiMJLun94iKykoZs2"
}
Response example (200)
{
  "public_key_credential_request_options": {
    "publicKey": {
      "challenge": "D9qznnlmk+o70AZ4IFF7zG1jUaRYzW1Z0dqZ2OEDGU4=",
      "timeout": 60000,
      "rpId": "localhost",
      "allowCredentials": [
        {
          "type": "public-key",
          "id": "AQfPElkPCEeuVoNqtVNAqi8nUNlE3gLKTZKzH9hTt0YQMCPGkRpMAV8ECi1Oexr1hBPYHj6B8E5O6n8Wqhu4Tkkq75wFIrmhnz5CB9NhSeIZZlzmeg=="
        },
        {
          "type": "public-key",
          "id": "AWvXz2Dx+I+te0xgEFpnYRFvakhELv/tEmlQ68137Rlcl6+ZN0/8PIqN6e+lN5sXFUy5+HJsdDFUaYgQoVf0ORLF1UIQnuthZi9a742mCzR9G72Bjg=="
        },
        {
          "type": "public-key",
          "id": "Aex6qH/dUebV6v43lypXMBWzi8Okem5kik0iL9IYAX3ixRcBrCqIiJR3lhzK2rnAV0jY9IcWQe3sGEeP9vLm6J/lzs9JwRMpZ2pa8aT8db6YiQFeOg=="
        }
      ],
      "userVerification": "discouraged"
    }
  },
  "user_id": "user_24wFP9pDa9YiMJLun94iKykoZs2"
}