[InterMine Dev] Authentication

Paulo Nuin paulo.nuin at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 15:37:36 GMT 2020


HI Daniela


The authorization server needs to be from some known provider (Google, GitHub, etc) or it can be a custom one?

Thanks

Paulo



> On Jan 17, 2020, at 8:22 AM, Daniela Butano <daniela at intermine.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Paulo,
> 
> sorry for the slow response.
> 
> What you need is an authorization server (as Google). You have to register the clients (e.g. WormBase and WormMine) in the authorization server and this will allow to access both of them using a single account.
> 
> There are not other ways, I am pretty sure about that.
> 
> Daniela
> 
> On 14/01/2020 19:35, Paulo Nuin wrote:
>> Hi everyone
>> 
>> 
>> Quick question (that might require a long answer): is there a mechanism in place that would allow authentication from other systems (not Google, for instance)? We are looking at the possibility of people that are already logged in WormBase to log in automatically on WormMine if they click the link. Cookies, or other possibilities?
>> 
>> Thanks
>> 
>> Paulo
>> 
>> 
>> 
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