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API key login for dashboards #799

nblumhardt opened this Issue Feb 12, 2019 · 2 comments


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nblumhardt commented Feb 12, 2019

From #565. When dashboards are displayed on information radiators, it's inconvenient to log in. For some situations, loading up the dashboard using an &apiKey=.... URL parameter (where the API key is a read-only key) is preferable.

Note that although Seq will remove the API key from the URL once the dashboard is rendered, there are still security considerations around having the API key in the URL that users should take into account.

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Dashboarding enhancements #565

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nblumhardt commented Feb 12, 2019

Dashboard URIs now support apiKey and theme arguments:


Results in:


Un-maximizing the dashboard shows:


No other application screens support this mode; choosing LOG OUT will return the app to the login screen.

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andymac4182 commented Feb 16, 2019

THANKS @nblumhardt !!!!
This is awesome 😄 😂

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