These tasks show you how to use the platform APIs to perform common actions for authorization and authentication actions. Authorization and authentication use cases often call the following platform API resources:

Platform API Description
OpenID Connect/OAuth 2 The PingOne authorization endpoint is used to interact with the resource owner and obtain an authorization grant.
Flows The flow endpoint is used to interact with the user in a sign-on workflow.
SAML 2.0 The SAML endpoints are used by SAML applications to initiate sign-on and signoff operations.
Sign-On Policies Sign-on policies determine the account authentication flow users must complete to access applications secured by PingOne services.
Resources Resources are the protected endpoints that applications request access to using OAuth 2 authorization services.