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Use Cases

Use cases from 2018 Work Group effort:

Original use cases (obsolete):

Terminology

  • IdP = identity provider
  • RP = relying party
  • SSO = single sign-on
  • user = human end-user
  • RO = resource owner (typically a user) trying to achieve controlled sharing – could be same as SSO user
  • AS = authorization server – could be the same as IdP
  • RS = resource server – could be the same as AS
  • C = client – an application
  • RqP = requesting party (typically but not always a user) – could be same as RO