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How do I test protected websocket channels with tools like postman?

Onwubiko Chibuike
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I have been working on real time messaging using websocket, I have some channels protected but i cannot access them it keeps returning invalid jwt token, How do I pass in the token while using tools like

  • smart websocket client
  • advanced rest client
  • simple web socket client

I am using adonisJs on the backend.

Discussion (2)

nishchit14 profile image
Nishchit • Edited

you should pass the JWT in query params like ws:// or if you can set JWT on sub-protocols section of WS config

To test it, you should try Firecamp

Here is how it looks for WS testing...
Firecamp WS

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Onwubiko Chibuike Author

Thanks will try it out.