Pluggable external authentication modules allow users to log in through OpenID Connect-compliant identity providers. This is useful for service providers who wish to allow their customers to authenticate through their company portal.
If your server uses a firewall, you must allow traffic over ports 2083, 2087, and 2096 for External Authentication to function.
Authentication development workflow
When you develop your authentication module, we recommend the following workflow:
Research the supported parameters for your chosen identity provider.
Copy the provided sample authentication module.
Configure the module with overrides that match the supported parameters for your identity provider.
Authentication deployment workflow
After you develop and configure your authentication module, we recommend the following workflow to deploy the module:
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