IPWorks Auth 2022 .NET Edition
Version 22.0 [Build 8369]

Introduction

Welcome to IPWorks Auth, a suite of secure client authorization and authentication components. The easy-to-use components allow you to embed secure user authentication into your web, desktop, and mobile applications, providing users access to protected application and service data. The library supports OAuth, NTLM, RADIUS, Kerberos, SAML, LDAP, Certificate Management, and more.

Included Libraries

The .NET Edition includes several libraries (.dll files) which are supported in different environments. The following libraries are present in the lib directory after installation:

Library Supported Runtimes Comments
lib\nsoftware.IPWorksAuth.dll .NET Framework 4.0 and up
.NET Core 3.0 and up
.NET 5 and up

This is the default library which maintains a familiar API in line with previous versions of the product.

Support for asynchronous programming patterns (async/await) is exposed in a separate nsoftware.async.IPWorksAuth namespace. See theAsync Functionality page for details.

lib\netstandard2.0\nsoftware.IPWorksAuth.dll .NET Standard 2.0 and up The .NET Standard library provides cross-platform support while maintaining the same API as the default library in lib.
lib\net20\nsoftware.IPWorksAuth.dll .NET Framework 2.0 and up This library targets .NET Framework 2.0 and is maintained for legacy projects.

Included Components

ActiveDirectoryThe ActiveDirectory component can be used to authenticate users against Active Directory using Kerberos 5.0.
CertMgrThe CertMgr component is used to manage the digital certificates installed on a system.
HOTPThe HOTP component allows creation of HMAC-Based One-Time passwords.
JWTCreate, Sign, Encrypt, Verify and Decrypt JSON Web Tokens (JWTs).
KerberosThe Kerberos component can be used to authenticate users using Kerberos 5.0.
LDAPThe Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Component is used to search, manage, and maintain internet directory servers.
NTLMThe NTLM component provides a simple API to create the required tokens for NTLM authentication.
OAuthThe OAuth component is used to authorize a client and provide an authorization string used in future requests.
OCRAThe OCRA component implements the OATH Challenge-Response Algorithm.
OneTimePasswordThe OneTimePassword component allows creation of single use passwords.
OpenIDThe OpenID component is used to verify the identify of a user as well as get basic profile information.
RADIUSThe RADIUS component provides an easy way to authenticate users.
SAMLThe SAML component is used to obtain security tokens and assertions.
SSHAuthThe SSHAuth component provides a simple way to authenticate a user against an SSH server.
TOTPThe TOTP component allows creation of Time-Based One-Time passwords.

Additional Information

You will always find the latest information about IPWorks Auth at our web site: www.nsoftware.com. We offer free, fully-functional 30-day trials for all of our products, and our technical support staff are happy to answer any questions you may have during your evaluation.

Please direct all technical questions to support@nsoftware.com. To help support technicians assist you as quickly as possible, please provide an detailed and accurate description of your problem, the results you expected, and the results that you received while using our product. For questions about licensing and pricing, and all other general inquiries, please contact sales@nsoftware.com.

Thank You!

Thank you for choosing IPWorks Auth for your development needs. We realize that you have a choice among development tools, and that by choosing us you are counting on us to be a key component in your business. We work around the clock to provide you with ongoing enhancements, support, and innovative products; and we will always do our best to exceed your expectations!

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IPWorks Auth 2022 .NET Edition - Version 22.0 [Build 8369]