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OAuth 2.0 support in Bold BI application

The Bold BI application can be configured to support OAuth 2.0 for Single Sign-On (SSO), so that the users can log in directly to Bold BI application after authenticating using the OAuth 2.0.

Prerequisites

  1. An account with an OAuth 2.0 provider.

  2. Register the Bold BI application in the OAuth 2.0 provider.

Steps to configure OAuth 2.0 in Bold BI

  1. Login to the Bold BI with the admin credential.

  2. Click Settings in the left side menu.

    Settings

  3. Click Authentication and then OAuth 2.0

    Authentication settings

  4. Provide the following details in the OAuth 2.0 settings of Bold BI application.

    Provider Name It represents the name of the authentication provider to be displayed in the login page.
    Provider Logo It represents the logo of the authentication provider to be displayed in the login page.
    Authorization Endpoint It is the endpoint in the provider to authorize the user.
    Token Endpoint Method It represents the request type to access the token endpoint.
    Token Endpoint It is the endpoint in the provider that generates the token.
    User Information Endpoint Method It is the endpoint in the provider used to get the user details.
    User Information Endpoint It represents the request type to access the user information endpoint.
    Client ID It is an unique identifier provided to each of the applications while registering in the providers.
    Client Secret It is a secret key that is used to authorize the applications.
    Scopes It is comma separated lists of identifiers that specifies the access privileges that are being requested from the provider.
    Email This must be the email of an admin account of the providers.

    OAuth settings

If we need to import the OAuth 2.0 groups, we have to configure the group details while saving the OAuth authentication settings.

OAuth Group setting

The previous mentioned similar steps are applicable to configure the OAuth 2.0 support in User Management Server by logging into the URL {Bold BI URL}/ums/administration/saml-settings with admin credential.

The following are the list of few OAuth 2.0 providers and that explains how to connect with the Bold BI application.

The OAuth 2.0 support is provided in both the Bold BI sites and User Management Server. This support can be handled for each sites individually in the settings page by disabling the option as in the following screenshot.

Enable OAuth support