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Application: signon

Single sign-on service for GOV.UK


Signon is a centralised OAuth2 based single sign-on provider for GDS services that provides username/password and 2-step verification.

Technical documentation

Devise is used to provide username password sign-in, and Doorkeeper as an OAuth 2 provider. Details of our interpretation of OAuth are provided in an accompanying document.

This is a Ruby on Rails app, and should follow our Rails app conventions.

You can use the GOV.UK Docker environment to run the application and its tests with all the necessary dependencies. Follow the usage instructions to get started.

Use GOV.UK Docker to run any commands that follow.

Running the test suite

bundle exec rake

Further documentation


MIT License