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README.md

Humanitarian ID v2 API

Build Status

Humanitarian ID v2 API is built on :

  • mongoDB as its database backend
  • hapi as its web server

The HID v2 API handles 2 main functionalities:

  1. Authentication through Json Web Tokens and OpenID connect
  2. A user and lists API allowing users to check in & out of lists

A detailed documentation about the API endpoints can be found here: https://api.humanitarian.id/docs

Models

  • User: the main and most important model of v2 API: it stores all the information related to a user
  • List: a list can be of different types (operation, group, disaster, custom, organization, functional role, office). Users check in and out of lists
  • Client: an OAuth client application
  • JwtToken: a blacklisted Json Web Token stored in the database
  • Notification: a notification sent to users
  • OauthToken: an OAuth token
  • Service: a Google Group or Mailchimp list which users can subscribe to or unsubscribe from
  • Service Credentials: used to store google groups API credentials
  • Duplicate: a set of Duplicate users: will be removed after the duplicates are removed from the database

Controllers

  • AuthController: handles the creation of Json Web Tokens and the OpenID Connect process
  • ClientController: CRUD for OAuth clients
  • DefaultController: used for the migration from HID v1 to HID v2, will be removed after the migration
  • DuplicateController: used for finding duplicate user accounts and removing them
  • ListController: CRUD for lists
  • ListUserController: functions for checking in & out of a list
  • NotificationController: provides an endpoint to pull notifications and another one to mark them as read
  • ServiceController: CRUD for google groups & mailchimp services, as well as subscribe and unsubscribe endpoints
  • ServiceCredentialsController: GET endpoint for service credentials
  • UserController: CRUD and multiple user related endpoints
  • ViewController: shows the login views to allow users to login through the OpenID Connect process

Routes

Routes map API endpoints to their respective controller methods. Routes are defined in the config/routes.js file.

Policies

Policies "protect" controller methods from being accessed by unauthorized users. Policies are defined in the config/policies.js file.

  • AuthPolicy: defines policies to determine if a user is authenticated and if a user is an administrator or not
  • ListPolicy: determines if a user is allowed to create/update/delete a list
  • ListUserPolicy: determines is a user is allowed to check in/out of a list
  • ServicePolicy: determines if a user can create/update/destroy a service or if he can subscribe/unsubscribe to/from a service
  • UserPolicy: determines if a user can access controller methods of UserController

Services

Services are helper methods provided to the controllers.

  • EmailService: service to send emails
  • HelperService: various helper functions for controllers
  • JwtService: issues and verifies Json Web tokens
  • ListService: helper methods for lists controller
  • NotificationService: helper methods for the notification controller

Configuration files

Configuration files are stored in /config.

  • caches.js: configuration file used for trailpack-cache
  • cron.js: configuration file used for trailpack-cron: contains various functions launched at regular intervals
  • database.js: used to configure the connections to databases
  • footprints.js: used to configure footprint options
  • i18n.js: configure internationalization (not used currently)
  • log.js: configure logging
  • main.js: configure trailpacks and paths
  • migrate.js: migration code from v1 to v2: will be removed after the migration
  • policies.js: configure policies
  • routes.js: configure routes
  • session.js: used to configure sessions when authenticating with openId Connect
  • views.js: used to configure the views
  • web.js: used to configure the web server (hapi)
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