PYJWT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Dec 2018
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NAME

pyjwt3 - Python implementation of JSON Web Token  

SYNOPSIS

pyjwt3 [,options/] <command> [,options/] ,input/  

DESCRIPTION

Encodes or decodes JSON Web Tokens based on input  

OPTIONS

--version
show program's version number and exit
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-n, --no-verify
ignore signature verification on decode
--key=,KEY/
set the secret key to sign with
--alg=,ALG/
set crypto algorithm to sign with. default=HS256
 

PyJWT subcommands are: ,encode/ and ,decode/.

encode
use to encode a supplied payload
decode
use to decode a supplied JSON web token
 

EXAMPLES

Decoding:

pyjwt3 --key=,secret/ decode json.web.token

pyjwt3 decode --no-verify json.web.token

Encoding requires the key option and takes space separated key/value pairs separated by equals (=) as input.

Examples:

pyjwt3 --key=,secret/ encode iss=me exp=1302049071

pyjwt3 --key=,secret/ encode foo=bar exp=+10

The exp key is special and can take an offset to current Unix time.  

AUTHOR

Jeff Lindsay <progrium@gmail.com>

This manual page was written by Daniele Tricoli <eriol@mornie.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
PyJWT subcommands are: ,encode/ and ,decode/.
EXAMPLES
AUTHOR
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