Dweb - Keys, Locks and Authentication

Note a IPFS bug means your Chrome tab, will probably crash after about 15 minutes, and Firefox may slow down and need restarting

This page is user documentation of the Authentication and Key management library.

It builds on the Lists demo.

There are a few key concepts.

These concepts interleave, for example a Token is a symetric key, encrypted with one of the Public keys in the accessing person's KeyChain.



First step is to register.


To access anything you need to login with one or more of your identities.

Creating Keys

Now you need a key

Creating Locks

Anything your protect needs a lock, a single lock can be used with multiple Locked Items. Now lets create a lock.

Adding Keys to Locks

You can add people to a lock, only people you add can access a Locked Item.

Creating locked resources.

See example_versions.html for creating a locked version list.