Amazon Cognito
  • This is not Cognito but is interesting How to configure SSO with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 (ADFS 2.0) Identity Provider

Summary copy and paste from the documentation

  • With Amazon Cognito, you can focus on creating great app experiences instead of worrying about building, securing, and scaling a solution to handle user management, authentication, and sync across devices.


  1. Cognito User Pools: You can create and maintain a user directory and add sign-up and sign-in to your mobile app or web application
  2. Cognito Federated Identities enable you to create unique identities for your users and authenticate them with federated identity providers. You can obtain temporary, limited-privilege AWS credentials to synchronize data with Amazon Cognito Sync or to securely access other AWS services such as Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3, and Amazon API Gateway
  3. Cognito Sync supports offline access and cross-device syncing of application-related user data

Web Identity Federation Playground
A fantastic playground that show how to login using amazon, google, facebook with the system of the idenitity federation.
You will see the details of the request and at the end you will run a list s3 object and a content object action.

A sample javascript application to test cognito

It seems a nice guide

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