OpenID Connect 1.0 authentication

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OpenID Connect (OIDC) 1.0 is a modern authentication protocol that seamlessly integrates applications and devices with the identity and authentication management solutions to keep pace with the evolving security and compliance needs of your organization.

In SharePoint 2019 and prior versions, SharePoint Server supported three types of authentication methods:

  1. Windows authentication (New Technology LAN Manager (NTLM), Kerberos, etc.)
  2. Forms-based authentication
  3. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 1.1-based authentication

SharePoint Server Subscription Edition now supports OIDC 1.0 authentication protocol. With this new capability, you can now set up an OIDC-enabled SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer that works with a remote identity provider to enable OIDC authentication.

You can set up OIDC authentication in SharePoint Server with either of these options: