Yearly Archives: 2017


OpenID Connect Logout Implementer’s Drafts Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved these specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. Session Management – Defines how to manage OpenID Connect sessions, including postMessage-based logout functionality Front-Channel Logout – Defines a […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of OpenID Connect Logout Specifications

The official voting period will be between Tuesday, March 21 and Tuesday, March 28, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open a week before Tuesday, March 21 on Tuesday, March 14 for members who have completed their reviews by […]


Public Review Period for Four MODRNA Specifications Started

The OpenID Foundation MODRNA Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: OpenID Connect MODRNA Authentication Profile 1.0, draft 06 OpenID Connect Account Porting, draft 07 OpenID Connect User Questioning API 1.0, draft 10 OpenID Connect MODRNA Client initiated Backchannel Authentication Flow 1.0, draft 03 An […]


Registration Open for OpenID Foundation Workshop on Monday, May 1, 2017   Recently updated !

OpenID Foundation Workshops provide early insight and influence on important open identity standards like OpenID Connect.  These workshops provide updates on the OpenID Certification Program as well as updates on OpenID Foundation Working Groups. The workshop will review the interface of the MODRNA (Mobile Profile of OpenID Connect) and the GSMA’s […]


FAPI Part 1 Implementer’s Draft Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved “Financial API – Part 1: Read Only API Security Profile” as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. The specification is available at: http://openid.net/specs/openid-financial-api-part-1-ID1.html The voting results were: […]


OpenID Connect Relying Party Certification Adoption

The adoption of the new OpenID Connect Relying Party (RP) Certification has exceeded our expectations – especially the surprising number of early adopters who tested a wide variety of implementations. The tests were improved at an accelerating rate, with many organizations actively “testing the tests”. All of the OpenID Foundation’s […]


Review of Proposed Implementer’s Drafts of OpenID Connect Logout Specifications

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specifications as OpenID Implementer’s Drafts: Session Management – Defines how to manage OpenID Connect sessions, including postMessage-based logout functionality Front-Channel Logout – Defines a front-channel logout mechanism that does not use an OP iframe on RP pages Back-Channel Logout – […]


BibXML Files for OpenID Specifications

Axel Nennker had suggested that the OpenID Foundation provide BibXML files for its specifications. He not only suggested this, but also provided a starting point by providing BibXML files for three OpenID Connect specifications. I’m pleased to report that these BibXML files are now available for use: http://openid.net/bibxml/reference.OpenID.Core.xml http://openid.net/bibxml/reference.OpenID.Discovery.xml http://openid.net/bibxml/reference.OpenID.Registration.xml […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of “Financial API – Part 1: Read Only API Security Profile”

The official voting period will be between Friday, February 3 and Friday, February 10, 2017, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open a week before Friday, February 3 on Friday, January 27 for members who have completed their reviews by […]