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Support not-authenticated LogEvent requests

Some scenarios require extending the "not-authenticated" API.


For example, supposing users have e-mails assigned on GameSparks, players might want to request a password reset e-mail including a code which can then be used to set a new password for the associated account.


This scenario requires two custom scripts to run without having to be authenticated to some account.


However, LogEvent being limited to authenticated players, we have to extend the AuthenticationRequest (or any other authentication request) with a parameter specifying which "custom request" we want to execute (sendPasswordResetEmail, setNewPassword...).


Adding a new option to LogEvents ("Authentication Required", defaulting to true) would allow us to develop a cleaner API since these two scenarios would each be in their own event, with parameter validation (e.g. email, secret, newPassword) based on the event configuration rather than scriptData.



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+1

I would like to see this as well.


In most scenarios like this I'm forced to use a callback URL and implement as an AJAX callback. If you decide to take this route, just know that Cloud Code SparkRequests objects will require .ExecuteAs() to set the user. Also, user-based configuration segmenting won't be applied.

@Liam

I'd like to be able to read game configuration settings before the user can even register.

Hi,


The project has long since been removed. What action are you looking perform before you authenticate ?


Regards,

Liam 

I'll add you to the project and forward on the details to you.


@Liam Why wouldn't you share this information publicly? 乁( ͡ಠ ʖ̯ ͡ಠ)ㄏ

Hi, does gamesparks already support pre-auth requests? I want to show some data to user even if he is not registered.

Looks like there need to be a external CMS that can host the API version, configs and things you might need with out authentication. Basically a default system event that say GetConfigs, even before the device or the player have logged in.


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+1. need a pre-authentication request to check the API version.

Hi Guys,


This shouldn't have been marked as implemented, not sure how that happened. You'll always need to authenticate to send a request as a player on GameSparks, the workaround above was to help a user recover a password with by using an email stored in their scriptData from their initial Registration. 


Thanks,

Liam

If you could share this with me as well, that would be greatly appreciated.

I am also interested by this.

+1

I too need a non-authenticated event


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Hi, this topic has been marked as "IMPLEMENTED". Is there a new feature coming which will allow us to create non-authenticated events? Or do we still have to use the hacky workaround by extending an existing non-authenticated API call?


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Hi Baris,


I'll add you to the project and forward on the details to you.


Thanks,

Liam

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