avatar-huanliu.jpg Huan Liu

Huan Liu is a Director of Engineering and Sphere Head for CIAM (Customer Identity Access Management) Products. His team is responsible for both the end-to-end CIAM experiences and the underlying federation protocols. Prior to Okta, Huan was an Engineering Manager and Head of the Terragraph program at Facebook. He was also the co-lead of the Maveric program, which brings Facebook's ML expertise to 5G networks. Huan holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

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Command Line Login with the OAuth Device Grant

Even if you’ve never heard of the OAuth 2.0 Device Authorization Grant, formerly known as the Device Flow, you’ve probably seen it in action on a smart TV or other streaming device. The Device Authorization Grant is commonly used on devices with limited keyboard input ability. The process allows you to log in to an account more easily via a separate browser on your laptop, mobile phone, or other companion rich-input device. For instance, if...

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