AuthenticationRequest

Provides authentication using a username/password combination.

The username will have been previously created using a RegistrationRequest.

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Request Parameters

Parameter Required Type Description
password Yes string The previously registered password
userName Yes string The previously registered player name

Response Parameters

A response containing the auth token

Parameter Type Description
authToken string 44b297a8-162a-4220-8c14-dad9a1946ad2
displayName string The player's display name
newPlayer boolean Indicates whether the player was created as part of this request
scriptData ScriptData A JSON Map of any data added either to the Request or the Response by your Cloud Code
switchSummary Player A summary of the player that would be switched to. Only returned as part of an error response for a request where automatic switching is disabled.
userId string The player's id

Nested types

Player

A nested object that represents a player.

Parameter Type Description
achievements string[] The achievements of the Player
displayName string The display name of the Player
externalIds JSON The external Id's of the Player
id string The Id of the Player
online boolean The online status of the Player
scriptData JSON The script data of the Player
virtualGoods string[] The virtual goods of the Player

ScriptData

A collection of arbitrary data that can be added to a message via a Cloud Code script.

Parameter Type Description
myKey string An arbitrary data key
myValue JSON An arbitrary data value.

Error Codes

Key Value Description
DETAILS UNRECOGNISED The userName password combination did not match any existing account
DETAILS LOCKED There have been too many failed login attempts with these details, the account has been locked temporarily

Code Samples

C#

    using GameSparks.Api;
    using GameSparks.Api.Requests;
    using GameSparks.Api.Responses;
    ...
    new AuthenticationRequest()
        .SetPassword(password)
        .SetUserName(userName)
        .Send((response) => {
        string authToken = response.AuthToken; 
        string displayName = response.DisplayName; 
        bool? newPlayer = response.NewPlayer; 
        GSData scriptData = response.ScriptData; 
        var switchSummary = response.SwitchSummary; 
        string userId = response.UserId; 
        });

ActionScript 3

    import com.gamesparks.*;
    import com.gamesparks.api.requests.*;
    import com.gamesparks.api.responses.*;
    import com.gamesparks.api.types.*;
    ...

    gs.getRequestBuilder()
        .createAuthenticationRequest()
        .setPassword(password)
        .setUserName(userName)
        .send(function(response:com.gamesparks.api.responses.AuthenticationResponse):void {
        var authToken:String = response.getAuthToken(); 
        var displayName:String = response.getDisplayName(); 
        var newPlayer:Boolean = response.getNewPlayer(); 
        var scriptData:ScriptData = response.getScriptData(); 
        var switchSummary:Player = response.getSwitchSummary(); 
        var userId:String = response.getUserId(); 
        });

Objective-C

    #import "GS.h"
    #import "GSAPI.h"
    ...
    GSAuthenticationRequest* request = [[GSAuthenticationRequest alloc] init];
    [request setPassword:password;
    [request setUserName:userName;
    [request setCallback:^ (GSAuthenticationResponse* response) {
    NSString* authToken = [response getAuthToken]; 
    NSString* displayName = [response getDisplayName]; 
    BOOL newPlayer = [response getNewPlayer]; 
    NSDictionary* scriptData = [response getScriptData]; 
    GSPlayer* switchSummary = [response getSwitchSummary]; 
    NSString* userId = [response getUserId]; 
    }];
    [gs send:request];

C++


    #include <GameSparks/generated/GSRequests.h>
    using namespace GameSparks::Core;
    using namespace GameSparks::Api::Responses;
    using namespace GameSparks::Api::Requests;
    ...

    void AuthenticationRequest_Response(GS& gsInstance, const AuthenticationResponse& response) {
    gsstl::string authToken = response.getAuthToken(); 
    gsstl::string displayName = response.getDisplayName(); 
    Optional::t_BoolOptional newPlayer = response.getNewPlayer(); 
    GSData scriptData = response.getScriptData(); 
    Types::Player* switchSummary = response.getSwitchSummary(); 
    gsstl::string userId = response.getUserId(); 
    }
    ......

    AuthenticationRequest request(gsInstance);
    request.SetPassword(password)
    request.SetUserName(userName)
    request.Send(AuthenticationRequest_Response);

Java

import com.gamesparks.sdk.api.autogen.GSRequestBuilder.AuthenticationRequest;
import com.gamesparks.sdk.api.autogen.GSResponseBuilder.AuthenticationResponse;
import com.gamesparks.sdk.api.autogen.GSTypes.*;
import com.gamesparks.sdk.api.GSEventListener;

...
gs.getRequestBuilder().createAuthenticationRequest()
    .setPassword(password)
    .setUserName(userName)
    .send(new GSEventListener<AuthenticationResponse>() {
        @Override
        public void onEvent(AuthenticationResponse response) {
            String authToken = response.getAuthToken(); 
            String displayName = response.getDisplayName(); 
            Boolean newPlayer = response.getNewPlayer(); 
            GSData scriptData = response.getScriptData(); 
            Player switchSummary = response.getSwitchSummary(); 
            String userId = response.getUserId(); 
        }
    });

Cloud Code


    var request = new SparkRequests.AuthenticationRequest();
    request.password = ...;
    request.userName = ...;
    var response = request.Send();

var authToken = response.authToken; 
var displayName = response.displayName; 
var newPlayer = response.newPlayer; 
var scriptData = response.scriptData; 
var switchSummary = response.switchSummary; 
var userId = response.userId; 
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