¶ What is Authentication
No matter what type of application you are, developing-internal employee IT system, customer account system or API exposed to other developers. User authentication is a vital part of it and Authing will provide you with a suitable authentication method stand by.
Note: Some browsers have begun to disable third-party cookies by default, which will affect some functions of Authing in certain scenarios. For further details, please see: FAQ：How will the browser's disabling of third-party cookies affect the Authing function?
The login experience is one of the most important user experiences that software developers need to consider. It is not easy to provide users with a seamless, convenient and secure authentication experience. Generally speaking, the login is also associated with the logic of registration, password reset, and account association. More importantly, enhancing security in the form of robust and adaptive authentication during the login process is often critical to many implementations.
Authing provides a lot of authentication methods for developers to choose and combine. Password policies, frequent login checks, custom authentication procedures, etc. can be easily completed through the management console (basically, these operations can also be completed through the Management API).
¶ OIDC / OAuth2.0 / SAML / AD / LDAP / Social Login
Authing supports access to your application and user data through standard protocols such as OIDC, OAuth2.0, SAML, LDAP, etc. You can safely use Authing as your Identity Provider. If you use Authing as an Identity Provider, you can also connect to other third-party Service Providers, such as logging in to Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Jira, etc.
For example, you can log in to your application through Azure AD or local Windows AD. It can also use third-party social login to automatically pull the user information of the social login user to your user directory.
¶ Hosted login page authentication
Each application in Authing has an independent second-level domain name and is equipped with an online login page, which can be accessed by visiting:
https://YOUR_DOMAIN.Authing.cn/login. You don't need to write a line of code to maintain the login page. You can do some customized configuration through the application configuration of the console.
¶ Embedded login form authentication
For further details, please use the embedded login component to complete the authentication.
¶ Auth SDK
id_token through this SDK, as the user's identity credential, and pass it to downstream applications.
- WeChat Mini Program
¶ Authentication API
The aforementioned managed login page, embedded login component, and the underlying capabilities of the Auth SDK are all supported by the Authentication API. Authing Authentication API supports two calling methods: RESTful and GraphQL (endpoint is
https://core.Authing.cn/graphql/v2), you can also directly call Authentication API to implement authentication logic.
¶ Single Sign On
Single Sign On (SSO) is one of the more popular solutions for enterprise business integration. The definition of SSO is that in multiple application systems, users only need to log in once to access all mutually trusted application systems. We provide SSO SDK for developers to quickly implement single sign-on between applications.