Oauth Introspection Endpoint always returns False

    Applies to:
  • Legacy SecureAuth IdP
Deployment model:
  • On Premises
  • SecureAuth IdP Version affected: All

    When trying to use the oauth introspection endpoint, it always returns Active: False even when the token is still valid

    Enable User Consent Storage needs to be set to True for the Introspection to work.


    1. Open the SecureAuth Admin Console.
    2. Navigate to the Post Auth page of your Oauth/OpenID realm
    3. Set Enable User Consent Storage to True

    4. Select a Consent Stroage Attribute, such as Aux ID 10


    5. Save the changes

    6. Click on the Data Tab and select an unused AD attribute for the attribute selected in step4. Such as houseidentifier. Tick the box to make it writable


    7. Save the changes
    8.Go to the Post Auth page

    9. Scroll down to OpenID Connect/Oauth 2.0 - Clients and click on the client

    10. Set Introspection to TRUE



    How to perform Oauth Introspect:


    1. Post to https://youridp.example.com/secureauthxx/oauthintrospect.aspx
    2. Needs to be x-www-form-urlencoded
    3. Should contain the following

    client_id: The client id set in the post auth page
    client_secret: The client secret set in the post auth page

    token: The access token you're trying to introspect. 



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