Category Security

Extending Identity in IdentityServer4 to manage users in ASP.NET Core

This article shows how Identity can be extended and used together with IdentityServer4 to implement application specific requirements. The application allows users to register and can access the application for 7 days. After this, the user cannot log in. Any admin can activate or deactivate a user using a custom user management API. Extra properties […]

IdentityServer4, Web API and Angular in a single ASP.NET Core project

This article shows how IdentityServer4 with Identity, a data Web API, and an Angular SPA could be setup inside a single ASP.NET Core project. The application uses the OpenID Connect Implicit Flow with reference tokens to access the API. The Angular application uses webpack to build. Code: VS2017 msbuild | VS2015 project.json History: 2017.03.24: 2017.03.24: […]

Full Server logout with IdentityServer4 and OpenID Connect Implicit Flow

The article shows how to fully logout from IdentityServer4 using an OpenID Connect Implicit Flow. Per design when using an access token to use protected data from a resource server, even if the client has logged out from the server, the access token can be used so long it is valid (AccessTokenLifetime) as it is […]

Secure file download using IdentityServer4, Angular2 and ASP.NET Core

This article shows how a secure file download can be implemented using Angular 2 with an OpenID Connect Implicit Flow using IdentityServer4. The resource server needs to process the access token in the query string and the NuGet package IdentityServer4.AccessTokenValidation makes it very easy to support this. The default security implementation jwtBearerHandler reads the token […]

Angular OpenID Connect Implicit Flow with IdentityServer4

This article shows how to implement an OpenID Connect Implicit Flow client in Angular. The Angular client is implemented in Typescript and uses IdentityServer4 and an ASP.NET core 1.1 resource server. The OpenID Connect specification for Implicit Flow can be found here. Code: VS2017 msbuild | VS2015 project.json History: 2017.03.24: 2017.03.24: Updated to angular 4.0.0 […]

AngularJS OpenID Connect Implicit Flow with IdentityServer4

This article shows how to implement the OpenID Connect Implicit Flow using Angular. This previous blog implemented the OAuth2 Implicit Flow which is not an authentication protocol. The OpenID Connect specification for Implicit Flow can be found here. Code: VS2017 msbuild | VS2015 project.json History: 2017.03.18: Updated to angular 2.4.10, oidc client validation Full history: […]

Authorization Policies and Data Protection with IdentityServer4 in ASP.NET Core

This article shows how authorization policies can be used together with IdentityServer4. The policies are configured on the resource server and the ASP.NET Core IdentityServer4 configures the user claims to match these. The resource server is also setup to encrypt a ‘Description’ field in the SQLite database, so it cannot be read by opening the […]