[keycloak-dev] Allow bearer-only cilents to have service accounts

Stian Thorgersen sthorger at redhat.com
Wed Jan 4 09:23:40 EST 2017

On 4 January 2017 at 14:56, Pedro Igor <psilva at redhat.com> wrote:

> +1. Besides, there is a very clear if statement on the token endpoint that
> blocks any attempt from bearer-only clients to obtain tokens.

FIY that if statement was added before we did service accounts / client
credential grants

> On 1/4/2017 3:47:48 AM, Stian Thorgersen <sthorger at redhat.com> wrote:
> Currently a bearer-only client can't have a service account and that seems
> like a mistake. Further this prevents bearer-only clients to use the
> authorization services.
> Is there any good reasons why bearer-only clients can't have service
> accounts and be able to obtain token using the client credential grant?
> The only thing a bearer-only client should be prevented to do IMO is
> authenticate users (authorization code flow and resource owner credential
> grant).
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