Twitter can be used as a federated authenticator in WSO2 Identity Server. Follow the steps below to configure WSO2 Identity Server to authenticate users using their Twitter login credentials:
Before you begin
- Go to https://twitter.com/ , create an account, and register an application on Twitter.
- Sign in to the WSO2 Identity Server Management
https://<Server Host>:9443/carbonusing your
In the WSO2 Identity Server management console,
- Navigate to the Identity Provider section under Main > Identity menu-item.
- Click Add.
Provide values for the following fields under the Basic Information section: For more information, see Adding and Configuring an Identity Provider.
Expand Twitter Configuration under Federated Authenticators . Fill in the following fields details according to the application registered in the Twitter:
Field Description Sample Value Enable This option enables Twitter to be used as an authenticator for user provisioned to the WSO2 Identity Server. Checked Default This options sets the Twitter to be used as the default authentication mechanism. If you have already selected any other Identity Provider as the default federated authenticator, selecting this option deselects it. Checked API Key This is the
consumer keygenerated at the Twitter application registration.
API Secret This is the
consumer secretgenerated at the Twitter application registration.
This is the Callback URL you entered at the Twitter application registration. This is the URL to which the browser should be redirected after the authentication is successful.
The acs indicates the Assertion Consumer URL of the WSO2 Identity Server endpoint that accepts the responses sent by Twitter.