High Level Features of the UAA

by July 24, 2012

The User Account and Authentication Service (UAA) in Cloud Foundry is responsible for securing the platform services and providing a single sign on for web applications. A previous article introduced the UAA and placed it in the context of the platform, and here we go into a bit more detail and describe the features of the UAA individually:

Centralized Identity Management
Single Sign On
Delegating Access to Services
User Account Management
Client Application Registration
Other UAA Resources

Centralized Identity Management
Applications that want to act on behalf of a User, for instance to view or push apps to the users Cloud Foundry account, need to authenticate the User against the platform.

High Level Features of the UAA

by July 24, 2012

The User Account and Authentication Service (UAA) in Cloud Foundry is responsible for securing the platform services and providing a single sign on for web applications. A previous article introduced the UAA and placed it in the context of the platform, and here we go into a bit more detail and describe the features of the UAA individually:

Centralized Identity Management
Single Sign On
Delegating Access to Services
User Account Management
Client Application Registration
Other UAA Resources

Centralized Identity Management
Applications that want to act on behalf of a User, for instance to view or push apps to the users Cloud Foundry account, need to authenticate the User against the platform.