Facebook offers authentication using OAuth 2.0.
Butler Auth configuration
The settings in the config file are:
facebook: # "Facebook" OAuth2 provider enable: false userDirectory: lab # Qlik Sense user directory that will be used for the authenticated user userIdShort: true # If true, the email domain will be removed. I.e. "email@example.com" will be changed to "joe.smith". clientId: <Client ID> clientSecret: <Client secret>
|enable||Enable or disable this authentication provider. true/false.|
|userDirectory||The Qlik Sense Enterprise user directory that will be used once the user has been authenticated by the authentication provider.|
|userIdShort||The provider will return the user’s email address. If
|clientId||Client ID from Facebook|
|clientSecret||Client secret from Facebook|
General steps to set up Facebook Login for use with Butler Auth.
Log in to Facebook’s developer site https://developers.facebook.com.
Go to the applications section, then create a new application:
“Create App” > “Build Connected Experiences” > Enter app name and contact email > “Create App” > “Not a robot..”.
Add the Facebook Login product to the newly created app:
Click “Set Up” on the Facebook Login product > “Other” as platform.
Open the basic settings:
- Set a “Display Name”.
- Enter a relevant “Contact Email” address.
- Enter a link to your GDPR policy (or similar).
- Upload an app icon. It will be shown to users when authenticating via Facebook.
- Review remaining fields and fill in as needed for your specific use case.
App Secretfrom the screen above to the Butler Auth config file.
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