week#10 Decoding the multipass tokens and Blocker

I know this post is a bit late…

In the previous blog post, I mentioned about the mechanism to authenticate a site against OpenMRS ID. To authenticate a user the atlas and OpenMRS ID uses a pair of keys by using which the token can be easily decoded. –the process is

This mockup explains it better :

A typical SSO strategy:

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And for OpenMRS Atlas :

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The blocker that I have mentioned in the title refers to writing the library which decodes the token. I thought that with some existing third party library we could achieve the same but that didn’t turn up. So I have to write a package which serves our need.

Next post is on how decoding and encoding do by the library which will be ready soonish.

Thanks for reading 🙂

Regards

Shekhar 🙂

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