Questions tagged [stack-exchange-openid]

Stack Exchange's own OpenID provider, used for "log in with Stack Exchange" and potentially used for logging into other OpenID consumers.

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Why can't I login to any Stack Exchange site? [duplicate]

This evening I had cause to log in to Cross Validated, a site I hadn't visited before, and I found myself unable to login. After clicking on log in with Stack Exchange I wait and wait and the ...
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Can't Access Stack Exchange Account

I have several Stack Exchange accounts which I access from the OpenID. Yesterday I changed my password through Stack Overflow account, from a computer, which I usually don't use to access any Stack ...
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Login fails via Stack Exchange OpenID

I tried to log in several times just now (via the StackExchange OpenID service), but my login attempt failed. I got an error message like this: "An error occurred on the server This event has been ...
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How do you change your password on Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange?

I'm trying to find how I change my Stack Exchange access password. I can edit my account, change the icon, but where oh where is the password update area?
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What is the Stack Exchange OpenID URL?

I know the answer to this question is here somewhere, I've even found it once or twice before, but I'm tired of searching for it for 10 minutes every time. ;)
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Don't give away incorrect password/username info

I don't think it's safe or even good practice to tell a user specifically what part of my authentication credentials is faulty. I practically guessed my way to my correct username because SO let me ...
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Unable to login to Careers.StackOverflow with OpenID

Whenever I access careers.stackoverflow.com, I get prompted to log in. I choose the StackExchange Open ID, but it comes up with unexpected error encountered. Tried different browsers, and different ...
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StackExchange OpenID provider not returning the email

Since we are getting an increasing number of users coming to our sites (phpclasses.org and jsclasses.org) from StackOverflow, we decided to implement support to let users with StackOverflow accounts ...
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Log in to Disqus with StackExchange OpenID

Disqus shows three fields on their login page: "Username or Email", "Password", and "OpenID URL". If you put https://openid.stackexchange.com into "OpenID URL" (...
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Logging in with a StackExchange account causes IE8 to go catatonic

When I first signed up for Drupal Answers, instead of my normal MyOpenID identity I created a StackExchange account -- by "mistake" since I somehow missed the MyOpenID option. I've since signed ...
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Is the Stack Overflow login secure against enumeration attacks?

I just noticed that when you go to https://stackoverflow.com/users/login#log-in pick "Stack Exchange" enter any email address submit the form without entering a password you will get a message like "...
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OpenID stackexchange ... but I don't have a password?

I've been using StackOverflow and other sites for quite some time now, and recently saw a 'Log in with stack exchange' link on a site. Keen to get involved, I was taken to the page at openid....
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StackExchange OpenID provider should clearly use HTTPS

As discussed in this question on Meta.Security.SE, the SE OpenID provider seems to be using some sort of AJAX call to replace part of the page. The outer page uses plain HTTP, whereas the OpenID part (...
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Cannot complete login to a 3rd party site using stack exchange openid provider [closed]

I'm trying to login to a forum with my stack exchange openid and I receive this upon successfully entering my uname/pass: Detected an attempt to send an assertion when the identifier (http://...
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openid.stackexchange.com doesn't work for Google App Engine?

According to Jeff Atwood, … any reasonably large site that attempts discovery (XRDS-style) that can be proven to work with a few well behaving providers and does not accept our provider ...
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Will you loosen password requirements on StackExchange accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Stack Overflow change the password criteria? The StackExchange account passwords requirements are quite onerous, arbitrary, and undocumented, particularly the requirement of ...
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Improve SE OpenID logout security and user experience on shared or public machines

In May, Stack Exchange became an OpenID provider. It's now the first available choice when creating a new account on an SE site. When selecting it, you're offered a well-integrated login and ...
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A non-Ajax login page

Think it or not, there are still people that use dial-up. Also the GPRS service on most operators is not so fast. It's almost impossible to use dial-up or GPRS to login using your stack exchange ...
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New Stack Exchange users are registered with OpenID provider without notice or consent

Apparently, new users of the Stack Exchange Network automatically are being registered with an OpenID provider. The registration process appears misleadingly merely to offer an option to register with ...
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Stack Exchange OpenID credentials not removed on logout, allowing insecure re-login

The cookies for subdomain, 'openid.stackexchange.com' are not, as claimed, actually removed from the browser upon logging out of stackexchange.com, but they should be. Applies to: * stackexchange.com,...
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How can I change my login email address for Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How can I change my login email address for Stack Overflow? I tried editing from my account, but that didn't work if I used that email during login.
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Can Stack Overflow change the password criteria?

Why the crazy password requirements? It a Q&A site, and I have to conform to arbitrarily chosen password complexity criteria. With a 22 random lowercase characters (entropy 119 bits), the create ...
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Trying to register on the Code Review site gives error

I'm trying to register on Code Review. One of my posts was closed and I was recommended to post it there. However, when I clicked on the link I received in my email to complete the registration, I ...
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StackExchange OpenID parameter for email should be openid_ax_value_email

(related to Common parameter to retrieve email address from OpenID provider) The following is subset of response from StackExchange OpenID server after successful authentication array(14) { ["...
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Can the Stack Exchange OpenID button be added to the Data Explorer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Missing OpenID option at data.stackexchange.com The Data Explorer Login screen currently does't have the Stack Exchange OpenID button/link like other SE sites. It would be great ...
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How do I change the email address associated with my Stack Exchange OpenID? [duplicate]

I registered my Stack Overflow account using the Stack Exchange OpenID provider. I later changed my e-mail, but I cannot change the e-mail address associated with my OpenID for some reason. Why is ...
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Various stackid-openid failures on various SE sites

I decided to migrate a great number of my SE sites to using StackID. I got a lot of errors on various sites. When I then went to my profile, it just showed "StackExchange" without any username.
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I can't save my Stack Exchange account in Firefox

OK, I hope this is not the one million and first question about this problem :) I didn't find any similar question. I have a Stack Exchange account, and when I try to sign in to it, Firefox ...
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Can't use stackexchange open id on masterbranch.com

I'm trying to use my newly created stackexchange open id on: https://www.masterbranch.com/login.developer But when I try to login I always get prompted for my user and password on the stackexchange ...
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Official OpenID icons for Stack Exchange OpenID?

For those of us who create plugins for other systems that use OpenID, it would surely be nice to have some shiny Stack Exchange icons to use in OpenID selector menus. I'm not sure that this is ...
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Stack Exchange OpenID not working

When trying to log in by clicking the "Login With Stack Exchange" option, the login dialog will not appear. When trying to log in to Stack Exchange OpenID, it gives me a "504 Gateway Time Out" error: ...
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IE 9, minimum privacy and security settings, always get 3rd party cookies disabled message

When attempting to log in using StackExchange, I am told I am not accepting third party cookies. I am using IE 9 and I have set security and privacy settings to absolute minimum, as well as added ...
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Should changing your password invalidate all existing logins?

Last night I changed the password for my Stack Exchange OpenID. As a security precaution, I would expect that all of my sessions be invalidated and to be asked to log in again on all sites where I use ...
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Bugs in sign-up procedure, SPF and link encoding

I created an account (as in, I don't use a third party openid provider). I encountered two bugs in this process. First, the confirmation mail was recognized as spam by my provider, with "From SPF ...
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Add "Create" option to the StackExchange OpenID login page

After reading the blog entry announcing the StackExchange OpenID provider, I was anxious to add a StackExchange login to my account for redundancy. I went to update my account and clicked on the new ...
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Can we please get text labels for the new OpenID registration form?

First off, I am quite pleased to see that Stack Exchange is now an OpenID provider. I see this as a very good thing for not only Stack Exchange but also the sites that will now be inspired to add ...
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What is "login with stack exchange"? [duplicate]

What is the new login item "Login with StackExchange?" Can we now have stackexchange accounts in the traditional way of accounts? (But doesn't that defeat the point of OpenId (one account across sites)...
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