[ubuntu-uk] Invalid open-id transaction

Bruno Girin brunogirin at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 19:29:53 UTC 2013


Possibly yes.


On 7 July 2013 13:09, Muñiz Piniella, Andrés <a75576 at alumni.tecnun.es>wrote:

>
> El 06/07/2013 14:21, "Bruno Girin" <brunogirin at gmail.com> escribió:
>
> >
> > Single sign-on is the ability to use a single set of credentials to
> access multiple services. This works by having a single Identify Provider
> that hosts your credentials and a number of Service Providers that exchange
> encrypted messages with the Identity Provider in order to validate your
> identity when you connect. OpenID is the underlying protocol that
> implements this exchange of messages in a standard way so that any OpenID
> Service Provider can accepts credentials from any OpenID Identity Provider.
> In the context of Ubuntu, U1 is an OpenID Service Provider (and presumably
> Identity Provider too) so can accept OpenID authentication messages to
> validate your identity.
> >
> > So, assuming my explanation above was clearer than mud and with it in
> mind, what probably happens is that the browser attempts to authenticate
> with the service using OpenID. For some reason, the service has an issue
> with the way the OpenID request is sent or with its content. Entering your
> password and everything gives the service enough info to identify you and
> allow you to connect.
> >
> > Now, the error message could be a lot more explicit than it is and the
> system should have a sensible fallback like sending you to the
> authentication page.
> >
> > Bruno
> >
> >
> >
> > On 6 July 2013 09:13, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 05/07/13 21:04, Muñiz Piniella, Andrés wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hello,
> >>> I just got this message ' Invalid open-id transaction' when clicking
> on the
> >>> login of the ubuntuone website. Using firefox on android.
> >>> I do not get this with the ubuntu one app.
> >>> Does anyone have this problem?
> >>
> >>
> >> I am just using U1 from a samsung android tablet this morning, first
> time, in a little used (so far) U1 account. Got this message too. I decided
> that it meant I had not yet created an open id account, so I put a password
> in etc etc and  that seemed to do the trick. I think that having a U1 sign
> on is not quite the same as also having a open id (also known as single
> sign on, I think.....)
> >>
> >> Can anyone help to confirm this please?
> >>
> >> --
>
> So, a reporable bug to ubuntu-one?
>
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