OpenID authentication as a service in OpenStack

  title={OpenID authentication as a service in OpenStack},
  author={Rasib Hassan Khan and Jukka Ylitalo and Abu Shohel Ahmed},
  journal={2011 7th International Conference on Information Assurance and Security (IAS)},
The evolution of cloud computing is driving the next generation of internet services. OpenStack is one of the largest open-source cloud computing middleware development communities. Currently, OpenStack supports platform specific signatures and tokens for user authentication. In this paper, we aim to introduce a cloud platform independent, flexible, and decentralized authentication mechanism, using OpenID as an open-source authentication mechanism in OpenStack. OpenID allows a decentralized… CONTINUE READING
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