OpenID Connect Test Facility Preview Available

Andreas Åkre Solberg and Roland Hedberg from Fedlab opened a technology preview of the OpenID Connect Test Facility. It is publicly available now. Start right away to test your OpenID Connect Provider: http://openidtest.uninett.no/ This is an early preview of a pretty complex set of software, so they are asking you to be patient, and report […]

Scopes and Claims in OpenID Connect

In OpenID Connect, there are notions of “scopes” and “claims”. Some people see some overlap there and wonders why they are like that. Here is my attempt to explain the relationship between the two. OpenID Connect defined scopes OpenID Connect defines several scopes. They are: openid – REQUIRED. Informs the Authorization Server that the Client is […]

OpenID Connect in a nutshell

When you read the OpenID Connect Specifications, you might feel a little bit intimidated. That’s because they are written in “spec language” and they deal with corner cases, etc.  Yet when you translate them into normal English and just concentrate on a “simple case”, it becomes quite simple. So, here we go! (OK, much of the text is the same […]

OpenID Connect Implementer’s Draft

So, here is a Christmas present from OpenID AB+Connect Work Group to the community: As of today, the Connect suite went into the Official Implementer’s Draft Review Period which runs for 45 days until Feb. 6, 2012. Following that, there will be a 7 days voting period, and if everything goes well, you will have […]