TerminologiesΒΆ

Words Definitions
Resource
Anything that needs to be protected for example :
A user picture or an API operation
Folder
Resource with one or more resources.
File
Single resource.
Authorization policy
Contains one or more security rules and is assigned
to one or several resources. Used by the UMA
server to check if an incoming request can execute the
requested operations (read, write or delete) against
a resource.
Security rule
Belongs to an authorization policy.
Resource owner
An entity capable of granting access to a protected resource.
When the resource owner is a person, it is referred to as an
end-user.
Scope
List of resources which can be accessed by a client.
Client
An application making protected resource requests on behalf
of the resource owner and with its authorization.
The term “client” does not imply any particular implementations
characteristics (e.g. : whether the application
executes on a server, a desktop or other devices).
UMA server
Implements the UMA-RFC.
OPENID server
Implements the OPENID-RFC.
Requesting Party Token (RPT)
An UMA access token associated with a set of authorization
data, used by the client to gain access to protected resources
at the UMA server.