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OAuth 2.0 Tutorial 3: The Implicit Grant Type

Use OAuth to grant access to third-party applications without an existing trust relationship

Use OAuth to grant access to third-party applications without an existing trust relationship

 

The Layer 7 OAuth Toolkit supports all the core grant types defined by the OAuth 2.0 specification. Additionally, the OAuth Toolkit can be configured to support non-standard grant types. This video tutorial provides an example of how the Toolkit can be configured to use the Implicit grant type.

In this example, an OAuth 2.0 interface is defined that grants access to a third-party client application that does not have an existing trust relationship with the authorization server. The Implicit grant type is used to retrieve access tokens without having to authenticate directly with the authorization server.