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From "ASF subversion and git services (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SYNCOPE-1035) JWT-based access to REST services
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2017 09:05:45 GMT

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ASF subversion and git services commented on SYNCOPE-1035:
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Commit bb40af42ad9bb11c7f2a0c413096b6e601a63a63 in syncope's branch refs/heads/2_0_X from
[~ilgrosso]
[ https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=syncope.git;h=bb40af4 ]

[SYNCOPE-1035] Adding support for Admin Console


> JWT-based access to REST services
> ---------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SYNCOPE-1035
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SYNCOPE-1035
>             Project: Syncope
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: client, console, core
>            Reporter: Francesco Chicchiriccò
>            Assignee: Francesco Chicchiriccò
>              Labels: rest
>             Fix For: 2.0.3, 2.1.0
>
>
> Since the beginning, access to the REST services is protected via Basic Authentication,
with credentials sent along each and every request.
> As improvement, we can switch to an architecture where there is an explicit REST service
for obtaining some sort of token (requiring credentials) and then all other REST services
can be accessed by sending along such token instead of credentials.
> This will ease future works for enabling SSO via SAML, OAuth 2.0 or other standards.
> About the token format, it seems that [JSON Web Tokens|https://jwt.io/] are quite the
default choice, especially considering the support that CXF already provides for that.



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