External identity providers
SimpleIdServer can utilize external Identity Providers to authenticate the end-user.
When the end-user authenticates for the first time with their external account, a local account will be automatically created in your Identity Provider.
This process is also known as the Just-In-Time Provisioning workflow.
Currently, SimpleIdServer only supports Facebook authentication.
To use Facebook as an external Identity Provider, follow these steps :
- Navigate to the
Authenticationmenu and click on the
- Select the
External identity providerstab and click on the button
Add Identity Providerbutton.
Identity Provider Type, choose
- Fill-in the form like this and click on the
- Follow this tutorial to obtain the
AppSecret. Then, complete the form accordingly and click
The Just-In-Time Provisioning workflow utilizes a list of mapping rules to transform incoming Claims into a local account.
There are two types of Mapping Rules: