The OpenID provider authentication mechanism allows an user agent to authenticate using an external provider, such as a J2EE Servlet.

Term Definition Sample Value
Label Name for the authentication scheme. Other accounts
OpenID Endpoint URL The URL of the endpoint or servlet. http://example.com/servlets/servlet/AuthServlet
OpenID Realm Pattern A pattern that is passed to the endpoint as openid.realm query parameter. http://*.example.com/
Comment Comment for the authentication scheme used for display at sign in. Sign in with another account
Authentication Button The image used for display purposes on the sign-in page.