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52°North Authentication Schemes

52°North Security API implements a number of authentication schemes that can be used for general purpose. The most prominent user is the Web Security Services (WSS) that requires users to authenticate before they can access a proteceted service.

Further more, the implementation of authentication schemes can be used in other applications as well, eg. to protect access to a web site.

Available Authentication Schemes

  • HTTP Basic Authentication
  • Native WSS protocol Learn more...
  • SAML Response
  • "No Auth"

Authentication Schemes and Enforcement Points of a WSS []

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