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Transition sessions from unauthenticated to authenticated (8.2)

A new authentication service type allows a guest user to use an application without logging in, and to be prompted to authenticate later in the session. This enhancement supports a scenario such as an online shopping portal where a user can load a shopping cart as a guest and be prompted for credentials at checkout.

With this new anonymous authentication service type, you enable your application to do the following:

  • Allow guest users to access your application
  • Transition unauthenticated sessions seamlessly to authenticated
  • Validate users with any other type of authentication service
  • Provision users with any other type of authentication service

The following figure shows an example of an anonymous authentication service.

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Anonymous authentication service

For more information, see Configuring an anonymous authentication service.

Published November 8, 2018 — Updated March 22, 2019


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