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Specify an OAuth profile

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Specify an OAuth profile

An OAuth profile includes the grant type that the third-party OAuth provider needs to obtain access to the restricted resource.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task


  1. Open a third-party OAuth provider record.
  2. In the OAuth Entity Profiles embedded list, click Insert a new row.
  3. Enter a name for the profile.
  4. Right-click Application Registry form header and select Save.
    The profile record is created.
  5. Click the name of the profile you created.
  6. Fill in the form fields (see table).
    OAuth entity profile
    Table 1. OAuth Entity Profile form fields
    Field Description
    Name Enter a descriptive name.
    OAuth provider Verify the provider associated with this profile.
    Grant type Select the grant type:
    • Authorization code: The code granted to the client to obtain an access token, which is then used to obtain access to the resource. You need to enter a value in the Authorization URL field if you select this option.
    • Resource owner password credentials: The user name and password of the user trying to obtain access to the resource.
    • Client Credentials: The client ID and client secret, which are both used to get the access token. This method does not provide access to a refresh token. This option is available starting with the Helsinki release.
    Is default Select this option to make this profile the default option for the associated provider.
    Embedded list
    OAuth Entity Profile Scopes Specify the OAuth entity scope.
  7. Click Update.