How cookies work in SSO?
user logs in an application. the application verifies the credentials and then it setting up a cookie on the browser storing the username (that could be coded with a private key) if the user opens another application, it searches the cookie and reads the username on the value (using the key for decode the string)
Does Session_start set cookie?
session_start() writes the PHPSESSID cookie, which is the session identifier. You don’t need to (nor should) set the PHPSESSID cookie with setcookie().
Is a PHP session a cookie?
Yes. PHP sessions rely on a cookie containing a session key. Your session data are stored only on your server, but a unique ID is assigned to each session and that ID gets saved in a cookie.
How do I apply the secure attribute to cookies?
A cookie with the Secure attribute is only sent to the server with an encrypted request over the HTTPS protocol. It’s never sent with unsecured HTTP (except on localhost), which means man-in-the-middle attackers can’t access it easily. Insecure sites (with http: in the URL) can’t set cookies with the Secure attribute.
How does OAuth SSO work?
OAuth (Open Authorization) is an open standard for token-based authentication and authorization which is used to provide single sign-on (SSO). OAuth allows an end user’s account information to be used by third-party services, such as Facebook, without exposing the user’s password.
Is a token a cookie?
Unlike Cookies, the token-based approach requires manual implementation, and tokens are saved on the client side. When you log in to a web application, the server will verify your credentials and send an encrypted token to the browser.
How do SSO tokens work?
An SSO token is a collection of data or information that is passed from one system to another during the SSO process. The data can simply be a user’s email address and information about which system is sending the token.