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Subject [jira] [Commented] (SYNCOPE-1035) JWT-based access to REST services
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:07:45 GMT


ASF subversion and git services commented on SYNCOPE-1035:

Commit 52badc4b9e8afa4b5042ba19c19e570c926dad88 in syncope's branch refs/heads/master from
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[SYNCOPE-1035] Some documentation

> JWT-based access to REST services
> ---------------------------------
>                 Key: SYNCOPE-1035
>                 URL:
>             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|] are quite the
default choice, especially considering the support that CXF already provides for that.

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