PassBy[ME] Mobile ID client
This library provides you with functionality to handle PassBy[ME] messages.
For further information on PassBy[ME] please visit: www.passbyme.com and sign up for a free account. You can download our API documentation after login.
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Minimum required Python version is 2.7.9.
pip install passbyme2fa_client
To use the PassBy[ME] Mobile ID SDK first you have to acquire the following:
- Account authentication PEM file and its password
You can get these after registering at www.passbyme.com, by hitting the "Sign up for free" button. To complete the registration you will need an Android, iOS or Windows Phone device with the PassBy[ME] application installed.
If you login after registration you can download the PEM from the Application menu. You can add new applications to your registration by hitting the "New application". The application (along with its Application Id) will appear in the table below.
We suggest you to read the available User Guides and API documentation before you continue with the integration. You can download these from the Documentation section of the administration website after login.
from passbyme2fa_client import * pbm = PassByME2FAClient( key = "auth.pem", cert = "auth.pem", password = "<auth.pem password>" )
The PassByME2FAClient constructor accepts the following parameters:
- key: the path of the authentication key PEM file.
- cert: the path of the authentication certificate PEM file. (May be the same as key if the PEM file contains both the certificate and the key.)
- address: The address of the PassBy[ME] service to use. This parameter is optional. by default the SDK will connect to auth-sp.passbyme.com.
Throws a ValueError when a required parameter is missing.
session_info = pbm.send_message( recipients = ["firstname.lastname@example.org"], availability = 300, type = PassByME2FAClient.MessageType.AUTHORIZATION, subject = "Test subject", body = "Test message" )
The send_message method accepts the following parameters:
- recipients: An array containing the PassBy[ME] ID-s of the recipients
- subject: The subject of the message
- body: The body of the message
- availability: The availability of the message in seconds
- type: One of the following types:
- PassByME2FAClient.MessageType.AUTHORIZATION - for authorization requests
- PassByME2FAClient.MessageType.MESSAGE - to send a general message with arbitrary body
- PassByME2FAClient.MessageType.ESIGN - if the message body contains an esign url
When successful, returns a SessionInfo object.
Throws a ValueError when a required parameter is missing. Throws an HTTPError if an error in HTTP communication occurs. HTTPError.response contains the HTTP response. Throws a PassByMEError if a PassBy[ME] specific error occurs. PassByMEError.response contains the JSON response received from the PassBy[ME] server as a dictionary.
To track messages, the most efficient way is to call SessionInfo.refresh(). After a successful call, the SessionInfo object will contain up-to-date information about the message.
To cancel the message, the most efficient way is to call SessionInfo.cancel(). After a successful call, the message will be cancelled and the SessionInfo object will contain up-to-date information about the message.
The SessionInfo object describes the state of a message session. It consists of the following attributes:
- message_id: The id of the message that can be used to reference the message
- expiration_date: The date and time (as an Arrow object) until which the message can be downloaded with the PassBy[ME] applications
- recipient_statuses: An array of RecipientStatus objects.
Each object consist of the following fields:
- user_id: The PassBy[ME] ID of the user represented by this recipient object
- status: The delivery status of this message for this user
Available statuses are (all constants available as PassByME2FAClient.MessageStatus.*):
- PENDING: Initial status of the message.
- NOTIFIED: The recipient has been notified about a new message.
- DOWNLOADED: The recipient has downloaded the message, but has not uploaded the evidence yet.
- SEEN: The recipient has seen the message and uploaded the evidence.
- NOT_SEEN: The recipient has not seen the message.
- NOT_NOTIFIED: The recipient has not received the notification.
- NOT_DOWNLOADED: The recipient received the notification about the message but has not downloaded the message
- NO_DEVICE: The message could not be sent because the recipient had no PassBy[ME] ready device that supports messaging.
- FAILED: The message could not be sent because of an error.
- DISABLED: The message could not be sent because the recipient is disabled.
- CANCELLED: The message was cancelled by the sender.
- APPROVED: Authentication has finished successfully.
- DENIED: The user has cancelled the authentication.
Denotes that the server responded with a HTTP error code. Its readable response attribute contains the HTTPResponse received from the server.
Denotes a PassBy[ME] specific error. See the API documentation for the possible error codes. Its readable response attribute contains the JSON message received from the server as a dictionary.
To build the package, first we have to run our tests, which can be done typing
python setup.py test
If the tests all pass, we can create the distribution package using the command
python setup.py sdist