UserInfo Request

Overview [1]#

UserInfo Request is done by the OpenID Connect Relying Party (OAuth Client) which sends the request to the Userinfo_endpoint to obtain Claims about the Resource Owner(End-User) using the Access Token obtained through OpenID Connect Authentication.

UserInfo Request can use OpenID Connect Standard Claims and possibly other Claims

All Communication with the Userinfo_endpoint MUST utilize TLS.

UserInfo Request SHOULD use the HTTP GET method and the Access Token SHOULD be sent using the HTTP Request Header Authorization Header.

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