Rails + oauth-plugin + mongodb – Part 2: Consumer

In previous post, we went through the process to create a Provider with Oauth-plugin that works with Mongodb using mongid as the driver. Here we will build the Consumer using mongoid too.

This Consumer app will run on port 4000 (rails s -p 4000) and connect with the Provider app which will be running on port 3000.

Step 1 – step 3

Exactly the same as in previous post for Provider

4. Generates things

rails g devise:install
rails g devise User
rails g controller Welcome index
rails g oath_consumer User
rm public/index.html

Add this to your User model:

references_many :consumer_tokens
index "consumer_tokens.token"

In app/model/consumer_token.rb, find the line reads

embedded_in :user, :inverse_of => :consumer_tokens

change it to

referenced_in :user, :inverse_of => :consumer_tokens

In oauth_consumers_controller.rb, comment out the line reads

before_filter :login_required, :only=>:index

Uncomment/add new line that reads

before_filter :authenticate_user!, :only=>:index

In oauth_consumers_controller.rb, make sure these methods are NOT commented out:

go_back, logged_in?, current_user=, deny_access!

Added this to User model:

references_one :test, :class_name => "TestToken", :dependent => :destroy

(TestToken is the model for the provider, we would have TwitterToken, FacebookToken…etc)

Create a model file named test_token.rb in app/models/ with the content:

class TestToken < ConsumerToken
    :site => 'http://localhost:3000', # this is the URL to provider app
    :request_token_path => '/oauth/request_token',
    :access_token_path => '/oauth/access_token',
    :authorize_path => '/oauth/authorize'

  def self.consumer(options={})
    @consumer ||= OAuth::Consumer.new(credentials[:key], credentials[:secret], TEST_SETTINGS.merge(options))

In config/routes.rb, add your root path root :to => "welcome#index"

5. Communicate with the Provider

Let’s start provider app on port 3000 and consumer app running on port 4000 (rails s -p 4000)

Navigate to http://localhost:3000/users/sign_up to register an account.

Navigate to http://localhost:3000/oauth_clients/ to register your app with these info:

Name: Test consumer
Main Application URL: http://localhost:4000/
Callback URL: http://localhost:4000/oauth_consumers/test/callback

You will be redirected to oauth_client show page with credentials (yours will be different)

Consumer Key: d8KBiaD98Mnp2vyB9A8ZSAT0vpKu5kdFtAXUsZup
Consumer Secret: UDdD5HAefrRZ1afguDy0WrTALYwZ8KXWKgLiSJCE
Request Token URL http://localhost:3000/oauth/request_token
Access Token URL http://localhost:3000/oauth/access_token
Authorize URL http://localhost:3000/oauth/authorize

In config/initializers/oauth_consumers.rb, add the credentials above. The content will look like:

  :test => {
    :key => 'd8KBiaD98Mnp2vyB9A8ZSAT0vpKu5kdFtAXUsZup',
    :secret => 'UDdD5HAefrRZ1afguDy0WrTALYwZ8KXWKgLiSJCE',
    :expose => true

Restart your Consumer app if it was running when you changed the content of this initializer.

Modify the content of Welcome#index to get the provider data:

class WelcomeController < ApplicationController
  def index
    @consumer_tokens = TestToken.where(:user_id => current_user.id)
    @token = @consumer_tokens.first.client
    logger.info 'private data' + @token.get('/data/index').body

Go to http://localhost:4000/oauth_consumers to see all the services. Actually we have only 1 here, it’s the ‘test’ service which owned by ‘TestToken’ model.

Click on the service (here is test) then give it access

Go to http://localhost:4000 and you will see the data from provider printed out in log console

You can find the source code for Consumer here

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