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Method and System for Single Sign On with Different User Models

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248111D
Publication Date: 2016-Oct-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 33K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for single sign on with different user models.

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Method and System for Single Sign On with Different User Models

Disclosed is a method and system for single sign on with different user models. The method and system combines two stand-alone services having different user models and allows a user to access shared resources of the two stand-alone services by signing into a one stand-alone service.

The method and system combines a service A and a service B such that the service A is considered a main service and the service B is considered as an extension service. The service A and the service B are two stand-alone services having different user models.

Once the service A and the service B are combined, the method and system allows a user A to sign into the service A to access shared resources of the service A and the service B.

When the user A signs into the service A, the method and system allows the user A to enter into the service B. By entering, the service B sends a request to the service A to send information of the user A.

By receiving the request from the service B, the service A sends the information of the user A. The information may include but not limited to a username, a role in the service A and a password. Along with the information of the user, the service A sends the shared resources for each type as declared in a configuration such as but not limited to a unique ID and CRUD (Create, Read, Update and Delete) permissions of the user A. In one embodiment, the service A may send the information about the user A before receiving the request by the service B.

By receiving the information of the user A, the method and system allows the service B to store the information about the user A i...