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Enable OAuth for Connections Desktop Plugin (onPrem)

(we should have a category "Desktop Plugin" for ideas)

 

The Connections Desktop Plugin authenticates "separately" with the connections server.

OAuth is already supported by Connections mobile both in on-prem and cloud scenarios. This is similarly "separately" as the Desktop plugin.

It would be great if Connections Desktop Plugin could authenticate also via OAuth, embedding the login dialog (be it Connections or an IDP) if required.

If a login dialog is embedded, the Desktop Plugin should also be able to use Kerberos / Windows integrated authentication (SPNEGO) to log in transparently, giving the user a full SSO experience without the need to enter a user iD or store a password.

The sole configuration would be the connections server name.

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  • Mar 18 2019
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