Yahoo can be used as a federated authenticator in the Identity Server. Do the following to configure the Identity Server to authenticate users using their Yahoo user accounts.
- To navigate to the federated authenticators configuration section, do the following.
- Sign in. Enter your username and password to log on to the Management Console.
- Navigate to the Main menu to access the Identity menu. Click Add under Identity Providers.
For more information, see Adding and Configuring an Identity Provider.
Fill in the details in the Basic Information section.
You can configure the following federated authenticators by expanding the Federated Authenticators section followed by the required subsections.
More Federated Authenticators
- Expand the Yahoo Configuration form
Before you begin, you need to have an application registered in Yahoo. See Getting Started section in Yahoo document.
Fill in the following fields where relevant.
Field Description Sample value Enable Selecting this option enables Yahoo to be used as an authenticator for users provisioned to the Identity Server. Selected Default Selecting the Default checkbox signifies that Yahoo is the main/default form of authentication. This removes the selection made for any other Default checkboxes for other authenticators. Selected Client ID This the ID generated at the application registration. Client Secret This is the password from the Yahoo application. Click the Show button to view the value you enter. 12ffb4dfb2fed67a00846b42126991f8 Callback URL
This is the URL to which the browser should be redirected after the authentication is successful. It should have this format:
Make sure to enter a valid domain name.
https://188.8.131.52:9443/commonauth Client Id This is the username from the Yahoo application. 1421263438188909