[keycloak-user] Token exchange: on-behalf-of + downgrade
Pedro Igor Silva
psilva at redhat.com
Wed Feb 27 11:22:26 EST 2019
IIRC, you can use a scope parameter when doing a token exchange. Other
aspects could be managed by setting up client scopes to your client
applications, did you try that ?
On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 12:59 PM Alexey Titorenko <titorenko at dtg.technology>
> Hi Pedro!
> Thank you for answer!
> I’m would like to be able to control all aspects: audience, scope and
> Today I also found that exchanged token may contain more roles than it is
> defined through on Scope tab for svc-1, if caller has some additional
> roles. So, after token echange svc-1 can have more rights than it would be
> possible without token exchange.
> On 27 Feb 2019, at 18:50, Pedro Igor Silva <psilva at redhat.com> wrote:
> The token exchange should be the right tool. Are you trying to downgrade
> scopes or just remove the client roles that are not related with svc-2 ?
> Pedro Igor
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 5:33 AM Alexey Titorenko <titorenko at dtg.technology>
>> Hello guys.
>> I would like to ask you help with the following. I’m currently looking at
>> on-behalf-of scenario with Keycloak. In this case we have ‘web app’ calling
>> ’svc-1’, which in turn calls another service ‘svc-2’. That is, we have:
>> web —> svc-1 —> svc-2.
>> The idea is to let svc-2 know who is actual initiator of the call chain
>> (end-to-end identity propagation). The question is about how to do that
>> with Keycloak.
>> First, in order to propagate caller identity we could exchange tokens in
>> ‘svc-1’. In this case we can have correct audience and, thus, control token
>> usage. Second, we need is to remove any excessive permissions (client
>> roles) that are not related to ‘svc-2’ call in order to reduce potential
>> harm in case this token is intercepted by someone.
>> And if I know how to exchange tokens, I cannot find how to downgrade the
>> token during the exchange. As I see in documentation, ‘scope’ parameter is
>> not supported for token exchange.
>> So, my questions are:
>> Is token exchange a right tool for this task?
>> Is it possible to downgrade exchanged token? And how, if so?
>> Thank you,
>> keycloak-user mailing list
>> keycloak-user at lists.jboss.org
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