Source code for api.auth

import requests
from requests.auth import HTTPBasicAuth

[docs]class MpesaBase: def __init__( self, env="sandbox", app_key=None, app_secret=None, sandbox_url="", live_url="", ): self.env = env self.app_key = app_key self.app_secret = app_secret self.sandbox_url = sandbox_url self.live_url = live_url self.token = None
[docs] def authenticate(self): """To make Mpesa API calls, you will need to authenticate your app. This method is used to fetch the access token required by Mpesa. Mpesa supports client_credentials grant type. To authorize your API calls to Mpesa, you will need a Basic Auth over HTTPS authorization token. The Basic Auth string is a base64 encoded string of your app's client key and client secret. **Args:** - `env` (str): Current app environment. Options: sandbox, live. - `app_key` (str): The app key obtained from the developer portal. - `app_secret` (str): The app key obtained from the developer portal. - `sandbox_url` (str): Base Safaricom sandbox url. - `live_url` (str): Base Safaricom live url. **Returns:** - `access_token` (str): This token is to be used with the Bearer header for further API calls to Mpesa. """ if self.env == "production": base_safaricom_url = self.live_url else: base_safaricom_url = self.sandbox_url authenticate_uri = "/oauth/v1/generate?grant_type=client_credentials" authenticate_url = "{0}{1}".format( base_safaricom_url, authenticate_uri) try: r = requests.get( authenticate_url, auth=HTTPBasicAuth( self.app_key, self.app_secret) ) except Exception as e: r = requests.get( authenticate_url, auth=HTTPBasicAuth(self.app_key, self.app_secret), verify=False, ) self.token = r.json()["access_token"] return r.json()["access_token"]