GitHub - OIDC

In order to use GitHub as an IdP to authenticate the Akeyless Plaftorm via OIDC, you need to follow the below steps.

Create an OAuth Apps

  1. In your GitHub account, go to Settings > Developer settings and press New OAuth App.

  2. For Homepage URL set, for Authorization callback URL set and click Register application.

  1. Once the Application has been created, you need to obtain the Client ID, Client secret:

  1. In order to bind the GitHub Client ID with your Akeyless account, you need to create an OIDC Authentication Method using either CLI or UI, as described below.

Create an OIDC Authentication Method from the CLI

akeyless create-auth-method-oidc --name 'my GitHub app' --issuer --client-id {your-client-id}  --client-secret {your-client-secret} --unique-identifier {your-unique-identifier (e.g 'email' or 'username'')}

The result should look like the following:

Auth Method my GitHub app successfully created
- Access ID: p-xxxxxxxx

Login with OIDC from the CLI

  1. You should configure a new profile with your Access-ID from the previous step and OIDC type (if no profile name is provided the default will be configured):
akeyless configure --access-id p-xxxxxxx --access-type oidc --profile 'github-oidc'
  1. Now, you can run any Akeyless CLI command and be authenticated with GitHub:
akeyless list-items --profile github-oidc