Authentication Users Password

LinkedIn is a professional social network. It uses OAuth2 protocol to allow applications to reuse its own authentication process (see

You need to register a new application on LinkedIn to get an application ID and a secret. See on how to do that.

In Manager, go in General Parameters > Authentication modules and choose LinkedIn for authentication module.

Then, go in LinkedIn parameters:

  • Authentication level: authentication level for this module.
  • Client ID: the application ID you get
  • Client secret: the corresponding secret
  • Field containing user identifier: Field that will be used as main user identifier in LL::NG, usually id (LinkedIn numeric identifer) or emailAddress.
  • Scope: OAuth 2.0 scopes, use r_liteprofile to get first name and last name, and r_emailaddress to get email.
Collected fields are stored in session in linkedIn_ keys
Browser implementations of formAction directive are inconsistent (e.g. Firefox doesn't block the redirects whereas Chrome does). Administrators may have to modify formAction value with wildcard likes *.

In Manager, go in :

General Parameters > Advanced Parameters > Security > Content Security Policy > Form destination