standards > reporting guideline > DOI:10.25504/FAIRsharing.vM7i3k

ready IVOA Single-Sign-On Profile: Authentication Mechanisms

Abbreviation: SSO - Authentication

General Information
Single-Sign-On Profile: Authentication Mechanisms is a guideline describing approved client-server authentication mechanisms for the IVOA single-sign-on profile. These mechanisms include: No Authentication; HTTP Basic Authentication; TLS with passwords; TLS with client certificates; Cookies; Open Authentication; Security Assertion Markup Language; OpenID. Normative rules are given for the implementation of these mechanisms, mainly by reference to pre-existing standards. The Authorization mechanisms are out of the scope of this document.


Countries that developed this resource Worldwide

Created in 2017

Taxonomic range

How to cite this record SSO - Authentication; IVOA Single-Sign-On Profile: Authentication Mechanisms; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:39 p.m.; Last accessed: Feb 27 2020 5:37 p.m.

This record is maintained by carviset

Record added: April 26, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Record updated: May 1, 2018, 1:47 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

Show edit history



Additional Information


    No tools defined


No XSD schemas defined

Access / Retrieve Data


No publications available

Related Standards

Terminology Artifacts

No semantic standards defined

Identifier Schemas

No identifier schema standards defined


No metrics standards defined

Implementing Databases (0)

No Related Databases

Implementing Policies

This record is not implemented by any policy.


Record Maintainer