Enabling OAuth

Here you can find the settings you need to configure if you use OAuth as the authentication method for Jive for Outlook.

OAuth provides a process for client users to authorize third-party access to their server resources without sharing their credentials (typically, a username and password pair), using user-agent redirections.

To enable OAuth, configure the following settings in your company's proxy and firewall:

  • Allow #JIVESERVER#/api/oauth2/* calls without any authentication headers.
  • Accept the oauth2 authorization header as a valid and authenticated call to the server.
    For example: Authorization: oauth2 xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • If you want to enable auto-updates, allow outgoing network access through the firewall to files.jivesoftware.com.