Before You Start

To configure VK as an identity provider, you need a VK account. Instructions for creating a VK account are given in the following procedure.

VK Identity Provider Setup

To set up VK as an identity provider, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to the Janrain Dashboard (dashboard.janrain.com).
  2. Click the Manage Engage App button (Manage_SL_App_Icon) corresponding to the property to configure.
  3. On the Providers tile, click the Manage Providers icon.
  4. In the list on the right, click VK.
  5. Click Configure. This starts the VK Setup Wizard.


    Figure 1: VK Setup Wizard, Intro Page

  6. If you don’t already have a VK account, click the link on the setup wizard to create one.
  7. After you log in to VK, click the link to the VK developer site.
  8. On the VK Create an Application page, enter a Title for your application.
  9. For a Category, select Website.
  10. To find your Site Address and Base Domain, go back to the setup wizard and click Next.
  11. Copy the Site Address and Base Domain values and enter them on the VK page. Note that your base domain does not include http:// (shown in Figure 2).
  12. Click Connect Application (located at the bottom of the page).
  13. A dialog is displayed. It informs you that VK will send you a text message.
    1. Make sure that your phone number is correct.
    2. You will receive the message within a few minutes. Enter the text code you receive and press Save.
  14. A page that shows your app details is displayed.


    Figure 2: VK Page, App Details

  15. On this page, click Save again.
  16. On the setup wizard, click Next. The new page has fields for Application ID and Secure Key.
  17. On the VK page, click the Settings tab (located on the left).


    Figure 3: VK Page, Settings

  18. Copy the Application ID and Secure Key values and paste them to the corresponding fields on the setup wizard.
  19. On the setup wizard, click Save.


    Figure 4: VK Setup Wizard, VK Enabled

VK is now configured as an identity provider and is selectable on the Janrain Dashboard.