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Authentication Through OpenStack Keystone

Overview

Keystone is an OpenStack service that provides API client authentication, service discovery, and distributed multi-tenant authorization.

OpenStack Keystone connector supports offline_access and groups scopes. To use this connector, create a domain and user with an admin role, then specify the credentials in the configuration file (see the example below).

OpenStack Keystone exposes the Identity API v3 to work with dex.

Configuration

The following is an example of an OpenStack Keystone configuration for dex:

connectors:
  - type: keystone
    # Required field for connector id.
    id: keystone
    # Required field for connector name.
    name: Keystone
    config:
      # Required, without v3 suffix.
      keystoneHost: http://example:5000
      # Required, admin user credentials to connect to keystone.
      domain: default
      keystoneUsername: demo 
      keystonePassword: DEMO_PASS