How To: Activate an Account Provider

Summary

Activating an Account Provider is simple and involves only a couple of steps. The parameters depend on the type of Account Provider.

For more information see How To: What is an Account Provider?

Activating an Account Provider

  • Navigate to the Account Providers Admin Page and click on Add.

  • Click one of the available Account Providers to connect to.

    Currently Available are: Facebook, Google, Microsoft Account, Office 365, Twitter, Linked In, PayPal, Instagram, My Digipass, any SAMLP or WS-FED capable provider and a built-in Username/Password HUB Provider.

  • Depending on your choice you will have to supply on or more configuration parameters.

    The activate screen details the steps neccesary for the specific account provider.

    In the case of an OAuth Account Provider (e.g. Facebook) you will have to define an App in de the development portal of the Account Provider and supply The Identity Hub with the Id and Secret of the App.

    In case of the built-in Username/Password HUB Provider no configuration parameters need to be set.

  • Make sure Can be used to Sign In is checked. For more information on the "Can be used to Sign In" and "Can be used to link with" see How To: What is an Account Provider?.

  • Click Save. You will navigate to the list of Account Providers where the just activated Account Provider will be listed.

Related sections

How To: What is an Account Provider?
How To: Getting Started
How To: What is an App?
How To: Create an App