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Access Keycloak APIs using Two-Factor Authentication

How To Access Keycloak APIs Using Two-Factor Authentication Two-Factor Authentication is the very strong and recommended security control. In my previous post I have described how to configure Two-factor authentication in Keycloak. The short (but important) post describes how to access Keycloak APIs using Two-Factor Authentication. Access Keycloak APIs Using User Name and Password Let’s first access Keycloak APIs Using User Name and Password. According to the Keycloak documentation, you first need to obtain an access token.

Keycloak with Okta OpenID Connect Provider

What will I cover in this post? We will learn how to integrate Keycloak with Okta OIDC Provider. Similar to SAML, Keycloak can be configured to use the external OpenID Connect Provider. The configuration steps are very similar to the configuration of SAML Provider described in my previous post, but the configuration simpler that the SAML configuration. Do not forget to follow me on Twitter Configuration Keycloak and Okta need to be configured in parallel.

Update Keycloak User Attributes from Okta SAML Provider

Update Keycloak User Attributes from Okta SAML Provider The post describes how to configure Keycloak and Okta to update Keycloak User Attributes from the Okta SAML Provider Do not forget to follow me on Twitter Why the User Attributes are empty? In my previous post I have described how to configure the Okta SAML Provider. You may be wondering and want to ask me the question: “Michael, why the User Attributes are empty?

Disabling Two-Factor Authentication

Disabling Two-Factor Authentication The post describes how to disable Two-Factor Authentication in Keycloak. Disabling Two-Factor Authentication for a specific user In my previous post I have described how to configure Two-Factor Authentication. But what should you do when your user lost a mobile device? What should you do when your user uninstalled the Google Authenticator by mistake? You need to disable Two-Factor Authentication for the user. Configuration Open Keycloak admin page, open Users, open the user and go to the Credentials tab.

Keycloak with Okta SAML Provider

What will I cover in this post? We will learn how to integrate Keycloak with Okta SAML Provider. Do not forget to follow me on Twitter Configuration Keycloak and Okta need to be configured in parallel. First, you need to add the SAML identity provider in Keycloak. Then you to add a SAML application in Okta using the Keycloak Redirect URI value. Finally, you need to import the Okta SAML application metadata into the Keycloak Identity Provider.

Simple Keycloak First Login Flow

Simple Identity Brokering First Login Flow The post describes creation of Simple Identity Brokering First Login Flow. What is First Login Flow? The First Login Flow is a workflow that will be used after a user logins the first time to Keycloak from an external Identity Provider . Keycloak provides the First Login Flow out of the box and it described here The provided flow performs a lot of actions.