09 Mar, 2021
We recently had a requirement to communicate with services that were protected by Google’s Identity Aware Proxy (IAP) inside Cypress integration tests.
After a lot of searching for existing solutions, I was coming up blank, since most people were suggesting interactive authentication using the Cypress plugin for social...
06 Jul, 2020
We recently had a requirement to communicate with Google’s AdWords API from an application on App Engine, which proved to be frustrating when it came to implementing authentication, as documented in the AdWords PHP library.
By default, they recommend using OAuth2 credentials obtained in a client-server authentication flow,...
12 Jun, 2020
Recently we had a requirement to integrate with a partner that was using their own OAuth2 infrastructure, which required us to use a public/private key pair and signed JWTs, equivalent of Google’s 2LO (2-legged) OAuth2 with their service accounts.
Keeping the public / private key pairs secure in a production...
10 Jun, 2020
After trying to migrate our RADIUS traffic for 802.1x to the new endpoints on GCP, running the latest Windows Server 2019 and Network Policy Server (NPS), we noticed straight away that authentication was failing.
Following Microsoft’s guide to debugging client side was helpful in determining the problem wasn’t...
04 Jun, 2020
If you’ve used Google Cloud for a while, I’m sure you’ll agree that one of the best features is the Stackdriver suite, especially for log aggregation & analysis.
On-Prem workloads can feel left behind and we’ve been wishing for a while to bring them all into the same place, disappointed...