mocha.js node.js passport.js supertest

How to authenticate Supertest requests with Passport?

I’m using Passport.js for authentication (local strategy) and testing with Mocha and Supertest.

How can I create a session and make authenticated requests with Supertest?

You should use superagent for that. It is lower level module and used by supertest. Take a look at the section Persisting an agent:

var request = require('superagent');
var user1 = request.agent();
.send({ user: '[email protected]', password: 'password' })
.end(function(err, res) {
// user1 will manage its own cookies
// res.redirects contains an Array of redirects

Now you can use user1 to make authenticated requests.