What is Edge Authorization?

Edge Authorization is a system based on the Edge making User Authorization securely everywhere, without requiring to have physical servers next to the user to operate. Authorization data is also leveraging caching systems to be available with extremely low latency compare to traditional servers.

How does it work?

Edge Authorization expected to receive signed requests from authenticated users and will return a signed response with the authorization data. User A is authenticated in an application, Edge Authorization will return to the client a response containing User A permissions in exchange of User A’s valid session token.

How to use it?

Authdog customers can access the Edge Authdog system by integrating the SDK[1] or directly with the API[2]. You can have a look to our Example apps and our API reference to get started with Edge Authorization or simply get inspiration.
  • [1] SDK stands for Software Development Kit, Authdog is providing integration libraries in a handful of languages such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Python, Go etc...
  • [2] API stands for Application Programming Interface, Authdog is providing a REST API to interact with the Edge Identity services

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