[keycloak-dev] Help with SSO

Stian Thorgersen sthorger at redhat.com
Thu Apr 27 13:11:52 EDT 2017

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On 27 April 2017 at 16:37, Jorge M. <jm85martins at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> In the past some systems inside my company were using a custom made sso
> implementation that had the ability to do silent login among them.
> On of that systems was completly refactored and is using keycloak for
> authentication and authorization. Since than, we lost that silent login
> feature with the other systems.
> We assumed that it was ok to lost this feature for a while but now we are
> trying to implement the silent login again.
> So..summing up:
> - System "A" is using keycloak with a realm "RealmA" with multiple clients
> (modules) with sso between them.
> - Other systems "B", "C" with their custom authentication and authorization
> - We are using a custom federation on keycloak over the same users database
> that is shared among all the systems.
> What's the best practise to achieve sso between all the systems?
> We are thinking about a proxy that detects if the user has a session on
> some of the other systems and if that is true, we programatically create a
> session on keycloak for a given (Is this possible with the API?).
> Thank you,
> JM
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