OpenID - User Guide

How to get an OpenID?

You can register with WSO2 OpenID Provider with two ways. One is registering with username/password and the other is, registering with a self-issued information card. Which ever the way you used to register[sign-up], you'll be assigned an OpenID atfer successfully completing the registration.

An OpenID created after a successfull user registration is shown on [1] in the figure below.

OpenID created after a successfull user registration

How to add multiple profiles?

After you login to the IdP [or the OpenID Provider] click on [1] shown in the figure below. It will direct you to a screen where you can add multiple profiles.

Multiple Profiles

After you added a new profile it will be listed as shown in the image below.

Multiple Profiles

How to login with OpenID?

You use your OpenID to login to any OpenID relying party which accepts OpenIDs.

WSO2 IdP also acts as an OpenID relying party - but this only accepts OpenID issues by WSO2 OpenID Provider it self.

To login to WSO2 IdP with your OpenID click on [1] shown in the image below.

Login with OpenID

Type your OpenID at [1] shown in the image below and press 'Login'.

Login with OpenID

Type your password at [1] shown in the image below or if you have a registered self-issued card with your account, then use it by clicking on [2] shown in the image below.

Login with OpenID

All your profile are listed at [1] shown in the image below - select the profile which you want to used against this relying party. Claim values corresponding to the selected profile are are listed in [2] shown in the image below.

If you click on "Only Once" - then each time you login to this relying party with your OpenID, you'll be given choise to decide whether you want to send data or not.

If you click on "Always" - then for subsequent logins to this relying party, will not ask you whether to trust or not.Profile you selected at the time you click "Always" will be used as the default profile for subsequent logins.

If you click on "Deny" - then your data are not submitted.

Login with OpenID
Once you click on "Only Once" or "Always" you'll be redircetd to the calling relying party - in this case to the WSO2 IdP.

How to view sites authenticated by your OpenID?

Login to WSO2 IdP and at [1] shown in the image below - you can see the relying party sites you have visited with your OpenID.

By clicking on switch at [2] shown in the image below - you can switch between whether to trust the corresponding relying party "Only Once" or "Always".

OpenID relying party site settings