OpenID Connect


Notice of Vote for Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Federation Specification

The official voting period will be between Tuesday, July 24, 2018 and Tuesday, July 31, 2018, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]


Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Federation Specification Started

The OpenID OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This note starts the 45-day public review period for the […]


OpenID Certification program wins 2018 European Identity and Cloud Award

I’m thrilled to report that the OpenID Certification program has won the 2018 European Identity and Cloud Award for Best Innovation at the European Identity and Cloud (EIC) conference. This recognition follows also being awarded the 2018 Identity Innovation Award at the IDnext conference in March. While the OpenID Connect […]


OpenID Connect Federation draft 04

The OpenID Connect Federation specification has been updated to incorporate the following changes: Changed client metadata names scopes to rp_scopes and claims to rp_claims. Added Open Issues appendix. Added additional references. Editorial improvements. Added standard Notices section, which is present in all OpenID specifications. The specification is available at http://openid.net/specs/openid-connect-federation-1_0-04.html. […]


Relying Party OpenID Certification Entering Production Phase

The OpenID Certification program for OpenID Connect Relying Parties has reached a level of maturity that the time has come to end the pilot phase, in which we were “testing the tests”. After August 8th, 2017, the Relying Party Certification program will join the OpenID Provider Certification program in production […]


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 […]