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Authentication (authn) refers to the process of verifying a user's identity.

Authorization (authz) refers to the process of determining what a actions a user undertake and what resources they can access.

The IMS Platform Authnz service implements the OAuth 2.0 and OIDC authorization frameworks.

For those familiar with OAuth and OIDC the relevant information follows:

For those unfamiliar with OAuth and OIDC, start with the OAuth and OIDC guide.