Oauth2 (Dropbox) on iOS

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Tue Jul 31 12:50:13 CEST 2018


Thanks Monte.

 > As I just commented on the bug report you should be able to resolve this 
using the following plist entry:

That solution does work, but only on iOS 10 or later, so prevents apps from 
earlier working.

 > This is actually a general issue for anyone wanting to run a little in app 
HTTP server like the OAuth2 lib or the httpd lib.

Not that this is necessarily a priority, but can I check whether there's a 
theoretical capability to run such a server accepting HTTPS connections? Or is 
the only solution to keep using HTTP, and limit the apps to iOS > 10?

Many thanks,

Ben



On 25/07/2018 23:53, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 26 Jul 2018, at 12:54 am, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> I've been trying with some variations of this - so far without success!
> 
> Hi Ben
> 
> As I just commented on the bug report you should be able to resolve this using the following plist entry:
> 
> <key>NSAppTransportSecurity</key>
> <dict>
>     <key>NSAllowsLocalNetworking</key>
>     <true/>
> </dict>
> 
> This is actually a general issue for anyone wanting to run a little in app HTTP server like the OAuth2 lib or the httpd lib. So we need a checkbox on standalone settings and then including either of those libs should force the setting.
> 
> In the meantime a custom plist template should keep you going.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Monte
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