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An Introduction to the OAuth Device Flow

Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

An Introduction to the OAuth Device Flow

One of the last few legitimate usages of the Resource Owner Password Credentials (ROPC) grant type is for browserless devices, for example, a smart TV and other such Internet of Things (IoT) devices. To address the issue of such devices, the OAuth working group are in the stages of finalizing a new specification called “OAuth Device Flow for Browserless and Input Constrained Devices.”…

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AdminUI 2.1 Released

Tuesday, 20 March, 2018

AdminUI 2.1 Released

We're pleased to announce the release of AdminUI 2.1 This update includes new features focused on internationalization and usability, making AdminUI more accessible than it has ever been before! This includes bug fixes and UX improvements.…

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IdentityServer4 - WS-Federation and Sharepoint

Friday, 03 March, 2017

IdentityServer4 - WS-Federation and Sharepoint

SharePoint is a popular document collaboration platform from Microsoft, capable of running multiple web applications which in turn consist of multiple web sites. SharePoint also comes with of the box support with other Microsoft products such as Office 365 and Active Directory. But what if you want to use SharePoint with non-Active Directory accounts? Or have SSO across all of your applications, even on mobile devices? Even Azure AD B2C struggles with this, due to it’s lack of support for SAML 1.1 tokens. This is where traditional identity providers start to struggle and IdentityServer steps in.…

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