Configure user age-based adaptive authentication

This page guides you through configuring user age-based adaptive authentication for a sample web application.


Scenario

Consider a scenario where users younger than 18 should be prevented from signing in to an application and redirected to an error message.


Prerequisites

  • See the general prerequisites for all adaptive authenticaiton scenarios.

  • You need to set up the sample application.

  • You need to update claims to support BirthDate by default.
    1. On the management console, go to Claims > List, select http://wso2.org/claims.
    2. Click on Edit corresponding to the BirthDate claim
    3. Select the Supported By Default checkbox to enable the birthdate claim.
  • You need to add two users with login permissions, and update the age as specified:

    1. Username: Alex; Age: < 18 years
    2. Username: Kim; Age: > 18 years

Configure user age-based authentication

To configure user-age-based authentication:

  1. On the management console, go to Main > Identity > Service Providers > List.

  2. Click Edit on the saml2-web-app-pickup-dispatch.com service provider.

  3. Expand the Local and Outbound Authentication Configuration section and click Advanced Configuration.

  4. You will be redirected to Advanced Configuration, expand Script Based Conditional Authentication.

  5. In the Templates section, click on the + corresponding to the User-Age-Based template. User age based template

  6. Click Ok to add the authentication script. The authentication script and authentication steps will be configured.

    Info

    By default, TOTP will be added as the second authentication step. You can update this with any authentication method.

  7. Click Update to save your configurations.


Try it out

  1. Access the following sample Pickup Dispatch application URL: http://localhost.com:8080/saml2-web-app-pickup-dispatch.com

  2. Click Login and enter Kim's credentials. You will be successfully logged in to the application.

  3. Logout of the application and login as Alex.

    Error message based on age validation

    You will be restricted from logging in as Alex is underage.

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