The external authentication modules enable users to log in via Open ID connect compliant identity providers. Open ID connect is a type of identity standard that overlays the OAuth version 2.0 for Google, Microsoft, PayPal and various other renowned online organizations and companies. It is recommended for users to develop the authentication modules using Perl.
When a user is developing the authentication module or modules, the following workflow has been recommended for them:
The following workflow has to be kept in mind while deploying the module. These steps ought to be followed after having developed and configured the authentication module:
The icons ought to fulfill the following criteria once the user has created their authentication module:
In cPanel and the version 54 or later versions of WHM, the following provider modules are available by default. They are:
The additional modules for Facebook, Amazon, Google and many more are available as the basic samples in order to allow service providers for developing their own modules.
The cPanel ID makes use of the same username and password that cPanel Tickets System, Manage 2 Billing System and the cPanel Store use. It utilizes the Open ID standards for allowing cross platform authentications and logins by multiple users as well.