SANL and WebAuthn

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johnhk

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Post by johnhk » Fri Sep 30, 2022 1:09 am
Looks like the web view used to authenticate with SAML does not support WebAuthn, is there a way to open the external browser instead?

James

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Post by James » Fri Sep 30, 2022 5:38 pm
Hi johnhk,

Unfortunately Apple explicitly block support in WKWebView (we can't see any good justification for doing so). Apple themselves are reportedly working on a solution, and we're also working on a workaround we hope to have in a future version of Viscosity.

In the meantime, it's possible to use Viscosity's inbuilt FIDO1 (U2F) support to perform the authentication (FIDO2 devices are backwards compatible with U2F).
https://www.sparklabs.com/support/kb/ar ... viscosity/

Cheers,
James
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