Tag Archives: IdentityServer4

Implementing Two-factor authentication with IdentityServer4 and Twilio

This article shows how to implement two factor authentication using Twilio and IdentityServer4 using Identity. On the Microsoft’s Two-factor authentication with SMS documentation, Twilio and ASPSMS are promoted, but any SMS provider can be used. Code: https://github.com/damienbod/AspNetCoreID4External Setting up Twilio Create an account and login to https://www.twilio.com/ Now create a new phone number and use […]

OpenID Connect Session Management using an Angular application and IdentityServer4

The article shows how the OpenID Connect Session Management can be implemented in an Angular application. The OpenID Connect Session Management 1.0 provides a way of monitoring the user session on the server using iframes. IdentityServer4 implements the server side of the specification. This does not monitor the lifecycle of the tokens used in the […]

Implementing a silent token renew in Angular for the OpenID Connect Implicit flow

This article shows how to implement a silent token renew in Angular using IdentityServer4 as the security token service server. The SPA Angular client implements the OpenID Connect Implicit Flow ‘id_token token’. When the id_token expires, the client requests new tokens from the server, so that the user does not need to authorise again. Code: […]

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: 2017.06.11: 2017.03.24: […]

Angular secure file download without using an access token in URL or cookies

This article shows how an Angular SPA client can download files using an access token without passing it to the resource server in the URL. The access token is only used in the HTTP Header. If the access token is sent in the URL, this will be saved in server logs, routing logs, browser history, […]