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Status Needs Clarification
Workspace Domino
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on May 11, 2021

Single sign-on for web access with Notes authentication

When creating a hybrid application that uses a Notes client and Web access, single sign-on is required.

Currently, there is no way to pass the token with @urlopen or NotesHTTPRequest.

I need a way to get the LtpaToken cookie using the Notes client authentication.

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  • Guest
    Jul 7, 2021

    I had a use for the NotesHTTPRequest side of this just today, where I wanted to call REST APIs deployed via OSGi on the Domino server to share logic. I think the production servers use LTPA tokens, but I didn't want to bother binding to the C API to generate such a token "manually".

    I worked around it by adding a secret header value that the JAX-RS handler accepts to allow act-as-user, but that's not practical for any other similar situation.

  • Guest
    May 21, 2021

    A use case would be an Notes client application where you use a web page to display something more complex like a pie chart or graph. You don't want the Notes user to have to authenticate when they already have.

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    Thomas Hampel
    May 11, 2021
    What is the reason for not using existing federated authentication options like SAML ? When configured correctly a browser user would not be prompted for username/password at all.