by • April 22, 2021
All DreamFactory APIs are private by default, requiring at a minimum an API key for authentication purposes. The API key is associated with role-based access control (RBAC) which determines what actions the client responsible for supplying the API key can undertake with regards to the API. OAuth 2.0 makes adding an authentication system to your app or web page considerably easy. Many different service providers support the OAuth 2.0 spec and, in turn, so does DreamFactory. Below are the supported OAuth services DreamFactory which are supported natively.
Configuring Ping for use as a SSO service provider involves the following steps:
Step 1: Open your DreamFactory instance and sign in
Step 2: Navigate to the Services tab and select SSO> SAML2.0 from the categories available in the dropdown.
Step 3: Configure the Info tab for your SAML service.
Step 4 : Setup the configure tab as follows
Relay State: In DreamFactory, set it to the instance URL or you can leave it blank.
IDP Entity ID: It is present in the Ping application. This is nothing but the “Issuer ID”
IDP SSO Service URL: This can be found in your ping application. This is nothing but the “INITIATE SINGLE SIGNON SERVICE”
IDP x509cert: Download the metadata file from your ping application to reveal the certificate.Make sure you add the certificate by appending —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– <certifcate> —–END CERTIFICATE—–
That is it! The next time you visit the login page you will notice the Ping connector available as one of the ways to login.
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Terence Bennett, General Manager at DreamFactory, has a strong operational, business, and extensive experience in government IT systems and Google Cloud. He started his career as a U.S. Navy Intelligence Officer, then honed his skills on Google’s Red Team and later became the COO of Integrate.io.
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