Social Sign-On with Authentication Providers


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The Spring '12 Release introduces Authentication Providers—a mechanism that enables social sign-on by allowing users to authenticate from a range of identity providers, including Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and even other orgs. Social sign-on is key to a new way of acquiring prospects, servicing customers, and enabling employee access.

Watch this webinar to learn about:
:: An overview of Authentication Providers
:: The facts on how to leverage social sign-on in your portal or org
:: A look at how FinancialForce is using Social Sign-On in the real world
Date: This webinar took place on April 20, 2012

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Social Sign-On with Authentication Providers

  1. 1. Social Sign-On withAuthentication ProvidersPat PattersonPrincipal Developer Evangelist@metadaddyChuck MortimoreSr. Director, Product Management@cmortTodd BurseyGeneral Manager for PSAFinancialForce@toddbursey Follow us @forcedotcom
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  6. 6. CRM processes havehistorically been disconnected Follow us @forcedotcom
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  12. 12. The Social Enterprisecommunicates in new ways… Follow us @forcedotcom
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  15. 15. …but how do social customers and partnersdirectly engage with your products and services? Follow us @forcedotcom
  16. 16. IntroducingSocial Sign-On Follow us @forcedotcom
  17. 17. Social Sign-On – Automatically create and update users and contacts – Single Sign-On makes it easy and keeps them coming back – Deliver applications and services to deepen your relationship – Active engagement automatically updates your customer data Follow us @forcedotcom
  18. 18. So what’s under the covers?The Auth Providers Framework – Pre-integrated Single Sign-On from branded Identity Services – Automatically create and update Contacts and Users – Full control over data modeling with Apex Registration Handlers – Works for both internal and external usersOut of the box support – Facebook: B2C – Salesforce: B2B – JanRain: Breadth & Depth support for a wide catalog of Identity Providers Follow us @forcedotcom
  19. 19. When to use Auth ProvidersBusiness to Consumer – Use Facebook or JanRain for more optionsBusiness to Partner – Use Login with Salesforce for collaborating with Partners or Customers that have existing Salesforce deployments – Use SAML for point to point federationsBusiness to Employee – SAML is still the preferred option ( see roadmap ) – SAML provides static Follow us @forcedotcom
  20. 20. DemoFollow us @forcedotcom
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  23. 23. Our Problem: Engage Our Customers Better Scalability Improved customer satisfaction Allow customers to engage each other Increased number of champions Provide channels for self help Improved knowledge of our customers Follow us @forcedotcom
  24. 24. Our Idea: Build a Community My login to My login to my org FinancialForce is Jen@myorg Portal is Jen@XYZ …I think??? Follow us @forcedotcom
  25. 25. DemoFollow us @forcedotcom
  26. 26. Solution & Setup • Remote Access Auth. Provider • Auth. Provider (Salesforce) • Configure Portal, Sharing, Security Portal • Set Auth Provider Portal Value • Setup Site Home Page Sites • Setup Login Settings • Registration Handler Apex • Test Class Follow us @forcedotcom
  27. 27. Challenges, Tips & Tricks – Auth Provider Which comes first Remote Access or Auth. Provider? Remember who Be careful of the auto executes the registration. generated registration • Remote Access. Fake the Key for debugging handler callback URL, then update after Auth Provider created How do I test the registration handler to migrate to prod? Test-Only Initialization I’m getting error but have • See Page 514 of the Apex Code URL is your friend no idea what they are. documentation for an example. Follow us @forcedotcom
  28. 28. Challenges, Tips & Tricks – Sites & Portal Set Generic VF page to initiate the protocol My portal org and the customers org are on the same pod Add the Site ID to your protocol Sites Requires an active home page. Need to set the log out URL Follow us @forcedotcom
  29. 29. Roadmap Follow us @forcedotcom
  30. 30. Roadmap for Auth ProvidersStartURLs and Custom Scopes – Developer Release Preview & Pre Release Sign UpCommunities,, and Orgs – Authentication for Collaboration, Marketing, and multi-org single sign-onMake it great for employees – Tie into My Domains so it works just like SAML Follow us @forcedotcom
  31. 31. Resources Social Single Sign-On – Authentication Providers in Spring ’12 authentication-providers-in-spring-12.html Janrain Social Sign-On Spring ‘12 Release Notes Follow us @forcedotcom
  32. 32. Upcoming Events  April 24 – Apex CodeTalk –  May 2 – Intro to –  May 22 – Cloudstock 2012 London –  TBD – Connected Apps Follow us @forcedotcom
  33. 33. Q&A @cmort @toddbursey Follow us @forcedotcom