Author Archives : Mike Jones


OpenID Implementer’s Drafts of Four MODRNA Specifications 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. OpenID Connect MODRNA Authentication Profile 1.0 OpenID Connect Account Porting OpenID Connect User Questioning API 1.0 OpenID Connect MODRNA […]


Examples added to OpenID Connect Token Bound Authentication spec

OpenID Connect Token Bound Authentication 1.0 draft 01 adds examples showing the flows in action. Thanks to Brian Campbell for adding them! This draft also adds a Security Considerations paragraph describing that additional security tokens can also be token bound, including cookies, access tokens, refresh tokens, and authorization codes. This […]


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Drafts of Four MODRNA Specifications

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


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 […]


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: […]


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 […]