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I recently started to read up on OAuth2, and just now noticed how many extensions exist to this protocol. Is there an overview or some kind of a map of OAuth2 and all of its (official) extensions? I was hoping that something like in the diagram below somewhere existed.

OAuth2 and extensions

If no such document exists, then I would like to know which official OAuth2 extensions there are. I could only find an official site for OAuth1 extensions.

I know of the following extensions:

  • The OAuth 2.0 Authorization Framework: Bearer Token Usage
  • OAuth Assertion Framework
  • OAuth JWT Assertion Profiles
  • OpenID Connect protocol suite
  • SAML 2.0 Profile for OAuth2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants
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I found quite useful the diagram represented under the openid website OpenID Connect Protocol Suite. You can click on the boxes in order to see the specification

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