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How to Integrate an Application with Cloud Foundry using OAuth2

By November 5, 2012

This article explains how to use Cloud Foundry APIs from a user application using the built in identity management solution in the User Account and Authentication Service (UAA). The UAA acts (amongst other things) as an OAuth 2.0 Authorization Server, granting access tokens to Client applications for them to use when accessing Resource Servers in … Continue reading “How to Integrate an Application with Cloud Foundry using OAuth2”

How to Integrate an Application with Cloud Foundry using OAuth2

By November 5, 2012

This article explains how to use Cloud Foundry APIs from a user application using the built in identity management solution in the User Account and Authentication Service (UAA). The UAA acts (amongst other things) as an OAuth 2.0 Authorization Server, granting access tokens to Client applications for them to use when accessing Resource Servers in … Continue reading “How to Integrate an Application with Cloud Foundry using OAuth2”

Introducing the UAA and Security for Cloud Foundry

By July 23, 2012

Cloud Foundry is a distributed system with many components front and back end. If you are familiar with the Cloud Foundry architecture you have probably noticed that the Cloud Controller exposes its functionality via lightweight HTTP APIs. The internal components also use the same approach to communicate with each other. Up until recently this was … Continue reading “Introducing the UAA and Security for Cloud Foundry”