Auth0 Identity Glossary

For addition definitions of Auth0-related terms, please see the Auth0 Identity Glossary.

Identity Glossary

Identity Protocols supported by Auth0

Auth0 implements proven, common and popular identity protocols used in consumer oriented web products (e.g. OAuth / OpenId Connect) and in enterprise deployments (e.g. SAML, WS-Federation, LDAP). This article will introduce you to these protocols and how you might use them.

Tokens used by Auth0

Learn about the numerous types of tokens referenced in Auth0 documentation, what each is used for and how to use it.

JSON Web Tokens (JWT) in Auth0

JSON Web Token (JWT) is an open standard that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This article introduces you to all of the concepts needed to fully understand JWTs.