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Adobe Developers Live 2021, Session | API authentication with AEM as a Cloud Service

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Session Details

How new mechanisms in the AEM Dev Console allow authentication to instances of AEM in the Cloud, both as a developer and from 3rd party applications.

Experience League Session Recording 

Session Schedule

9-Feb, 10:15-10:45AM PST 

Speaker(s)

Brian Chaikelson & Timothée Maret

Full Schedule

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Q&A

Please use this thread to ask the question related to this Session. Click here for the session slides. 

Session FAQs

Q. base64 encoded keys in the JSON ? 

A. yes - and that's why it’s important to ensure the credentials are managed securely based on your organization's security policies. 

Q. How long is the access token valid for? Is the time configurable? is it possible to have access refresh token to refresh access token? 

A. By default, access tokens are valid for 1 day. It is not possible to configure the validity time from the client. The access token expires and can't be refreshed. A new access token must be exchanged before expiration. 

Q.Is the token exchange library available on other languages, like Java or C#? 

A. While not available as referencable libraries, there are a number of code samples for how to perform this exchange with Adobe IMS APIs using a variety of languages: https://www.adobe.io/authentication/auth-methods.html#!AdobeDocs/adobeio-auth/master/JWT/samples/sam...

Q.Is this planned only for cloud service, or AMS too ? 

A. This approach is specific to AEM Cloud Service. There are existing solutions for AEM Managed Services to achieve a similar goal of authenticating service users. 

Don't forget to register yourself for this session using the registration link shared above. 

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