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Drupal Web Services by Trevor James

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Chapter 12. Authentication Services

In this chapter, we will explore various authentication web services to use with your Drupal site. First, we'll explore the Open ID protocol and module. This authentication method comes shipped with your Drupal 6.x core, so it's easy to enable and start using. We'll set up OpenID to work with our Google account and see what this integration can do for us.

We'll also look at the OAuth protocol in more detail. We used this module in Chapter 9, Drupal and Twitter when we discussed LinkedIn Integration. We're going to return to using OAuth in this chapter and take a look at the additional OAuth modules that can help to expand our repertoire of authentication methods. We'll use the OAuth Connector module to connect ...

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