learn hapi — Unsigned JSON Web Tokens (Unsecured JWS)

All the previous tutorials in this series on JSON web tokens used a secret or private key in combination with a signing algorithm to create a token’s signature.

But in contrast, the JWT specification also allows unsigned tokens. This supports use cases where a token’s content is secured in other ways than a signature or encryption as part of the JWT.

This tutorial shows you how to create unsigned JWTs and also how to authenticate requests containing an unsecured JWT.

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