WSO2TORIAL: Creating a custom OAUTH2 Grant type

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 13 Jul, 2017

In a previous blog we looked into the OAUTH2 grant types that are used within the WSO2 API Manager. We only touched on the part on custom OAUTH2 grant types. In this blog we will look in more detail at the custom types, discuss the business case for that and of course look on how you would typically do that.

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Topics: identity server, OAUTH2, API

A primer on OAUTH2 tokens in WSO2 API Manager

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 29 Jun, 2017

Perhaps you have heard about OAUTH2, the authorization standard used by a large number of technology providers like Google, Facebook and Twitter. It could also be that you have not heard of it but you have been using it all along because OAUTH2 is the currently preferred method of authorization / delegation for  many organizations who want to give access to resources in a secure way. In this blog you will read how to use OAUTH2 tokens in WSO2 API Manager.

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Topics: WSO2 API, OAUTH2

An introduction to OAUTH2 with use of WSO2 API Manager

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 25 Aug, 2016

 Almost anyone who uses Google, Facebook or other online services uses, perhaps not knowingly, also use OAUTH2. What exactly is OAUTH2, why should you care and how can you use it? We will use the WSO2 API Manager as a vehicle to explain OAUTH2.

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Topics: WSO2 API, OAUTH2