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AuthenticationBindings.METADATA variable

Key used to inject authentication metadata, which is used to determine whether a request requires authentication or not.

Signature:

METADATA: BindingKey<AuthenticationMetadata | undefined>

Example

class MyPassportStrategyProvider implements Provider<Strategy | undefined> {
  constructor(
    @inject(AuthenticationBindings.METADATA)
    private metadata: AuthenticationMetadata,
  ) {}
  value(): ValueOrPromise<Strategy | undefined> {
    if (this.metadata) {
      const name = this.metadata.strategy;
      // logic to determine which authentication strategy to return
    }
  }
}