Migrating from Lock v10 to v11

This guide includes all the information you need to update your Lock v10 application to Lock v11.

Migration Steps

Update Lock

Update the Lock library using npm or yarn.

# installation with npm
npm install --save auth0-lock

# installation with yarn
yarn add auth0-lock

Once updated, you can add it to your build system or bring it in to your project with a script tag.

<script type="text/javascript" src="node_modules/auth0-lock/build/lock.js"></script>

If you do not want to use a package manager, you can retrieve Lock from Auth0's CDN.

<script src="https://cdn.auth0.com/js/lock/11.0.1/lock.min.js"></script>

Configure Your Auth0 Client for Embedded Login

When implementing embedded login, Lock v11 will use cross-origin calls inside hidden iframes to perform authentication. To make sure this can be done securely, Auth0 needs to know the domains where you will be hosting your applications.

Add the domain to the Allowed Web Origins field. You can find this field in the Client Settings area of your Dashboard.

Allowed Web Origins

If you enable Custom Domain Names and the top level domain for your website is the same as the custom domain for the Auth0 tenant, Lock will work without any further configuration. Otherwise, you will need to configure your Auth0 client to use Cross-Origin Authentication.

Change calls to getProfile()

The deprecated getProfile() function was reimplemented in Auth0.js v9. The previous implementation received an ID Token as a parameter and returned the user profile.

The new implementation requires an Access Token parameter.

[Optional] Remove the oidcConformant parameter

The oidcConformant flag was used in Lock to disable legacy endpoints. Lock 11 never uses these legacy endpoints, so the flag is unnecessary. If specified, it will simply be ignored.

Behavioral Changes in Lock v11

Hosted Login Pages

Auth0.js 9 and Lock v11 are designed for embedded login scenarios and cannot be used when customizing the Hosted Login Page.

If you have customized the Hosted Login Page keep using Auth0.js v8 / Lock v10.

Usage in Popup Mode

When using Popup Mode in previous versions of Lock, a new browser window was opened and immediately closed in order to complete the authentication transaction. In Lock 11 that window is opened on a hidden iframe, providing a better user experience.

Last Time you Logged in With window with Authorization Code Flow

Lock 11 will never show the Last time you logged in with window when using the Authorization Code Flow (i.e. specifying response_type='code'). It will always prompt for credentials.

If you want to avoid showing the Lock dialog when there's an existing session in the server, you can use Auth0.js's checkSession() function.

Single Sign On Using IP Ranges

In earlier versions of Lock, you could configure an IP range in an Active Directory/LDAP connection. You could then use that range to allow integrated Windows Authentication if the user's IP was within the range. When this was true, Lock would display a button enabling SSO for that user as shown below.

SSO With Lock 10 and Windows IP Ranges

This functionality has been removed from Lock 11. There is no IP detection and the user will get redirected to the Active Directory login page where they will have to type in their credentials. It will still be available when using centralized login.

Default Values

Lock 11 will default the scope parameter to 'openid profile email'. This is to make the Last time you logged in with window work correctly.

If you don't specify that scope when initializing Lock, and you are running your website from http://localhost or, you will get the following error in the browser console:

Consent required. When using `getSSOData`, the user has to be authenticated with the following scope: `openid profile email`

That will not happen when you run your application in production or if you specify the required scope. You can read more about this in the User consent and third-party clients document.

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