Token login is a plugin for Media Manager’s Video Channels to undergo token-based authentication.
Accessing a Video Channel¶
To access a Video Channel simply visit the site with two GET parameters in the URL:
token can be generated by hashing the
viewer together using the md5 method i.e. hashing
keyviewer. Each term is described below.
tokenused to check if access to the Video Channel is authorized. It is an md5 hash that consists of the
viewerused in combination with the hidden key to create a
token. It is also used to log whoever is viewing content on a Video Channel.
keya secret keyword used to create tokens to authenticate viewers accessing the Video Channel. This is provided by the Media Manager team.
The key should be kept secret and treated like a password.
Examples of a URL used to authenticate a viewer with token login: