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OAuth2, JWT, Open-ID Connect and other confusing things


Disclaimer If feel I have to start this post with an important disclaimer: don’t trust too much what I’m about to say. The reason why I say this is because we are discussing security. And when you talk about security anything other then 100% correct statements risks to expose you to some risk of any sort.  So, please, read this article ...

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Bootstrapping an OAuth2 Authorization server using UAA

A quick way to get a robust OAuth2 server running in your local machine is to use the excellent Cloud Foundry UAA project. UAA is used as the underlying OAUth2 authorization server in Cloud Foundry deployments and can scale massively, but is still small enough that it can be booted up on modest hardware. I will cover using the UAA in two ...

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