Introduction to IDHub

The goal of this chapter is to introduce the basic concepts of the Administration Portal.

The contents below correspond to the menu items (in order) as they appear in the left-hand side of the IDHub Administration portal menu. 

Contents overview

Users Overview of users (or principals) that are known and stored in the IDHub repository. A user can request access to an application (Service Provider) and is authenticated by an Identity Provider.
More information: Users
Identity Providers An Identity Provider performs the authentication of users.
More Information: Identity Providers
Service Providers A Service Provider requests the authentication of users.  An Authentication Scheme (cfr. Authentication) must first be created before you can start configuring a new Service Provider.
More information: Service Providers
User Attributes User-related information that can be requested by a Service Provider, and/or provided by an Identity Provider.
It is possible to refine access to Service Providers by defining rules that restrict access, depending on certain attribute values (eg. Age must be higher than 18 years).
More information: User attributes
Authentication This part configures the Authentication
Every Authentication is required by one Service Provider and provided  by at least one Identity Provider. Also support multi-factor authentication.

Authentication Methods (Authentication Methods): Defines the context of the authentication (eg. User/Password) and which Identity Provider(s) provide this

Authentication Schemes (Authentication Schemes): Defines which Authentication Methods are accepted by A Service Provider, and in which order of security. 
Certificates Importing and overview of all certificates available in IDHub.
More information (Certificates)
Scopes Groups user attributes by purpose. A scope determines which User Attributes are required by a Service Provider. While authenticating, the end-user will have to give consent to the Service Provider to access these attributes.
Scopes are specific for OpenIDConnect authentication protocols.
More information (Scopes)
Templates Templates contain the elements to build the feedback into visual/textual interfaces towards the end-user. For example error/confirmation messages or e-mails.
More information: Templates
Settings Various other settings:
- General server settings & Kerberos configuration
- Mobile Authentication issuers
- Template/location settings: whether to redirect a user to a different URL or to use a template.
- Digipass settings
More information: Settings (Server)
Branding Branding restyles the log-in screen and Self-service application for the end-user.
More information: Self Service Branding
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