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Version: 1.15.x.x LTS

About this Document

The Nevis Mobile Authentication Concept and Integration Guide serves as an overall guide to the Nevis Mobile Authentication Solution for interested parties. It focuses on the server side of the solution.

The guide consists of the following sections:

SectionDescriptionTarget Audience
[Overview]This chapter gives an overview of Nevis Mobile Authentication, the problems it solves and what basic use cases it supports.Everyone who wants to get a basic understanding of what Nevis Mobile Authentication is and what problems it solves.
[Concept Description]This chapter describes the basic concepts and principles of FIDO UAF 1.1 and Nevis Mobile Authentication.Everyone who wants to get a basic understanding of how Nevis Mobile Authentication works. The target audience is expected to have basic technical knowledge.
[Technical Architecture]The technical architecture section shows the technical elements of the solution as well as how these elements interact with each other and with their environment.People who intended to get a more detailed understanding of the solutions implementation and interaction details. The target audience is expected to have a technical background.
[Installation]The installation section focuses on the system requirements as well as intended deployment scenarios for the Nevis Mobile Authentication solution. Detailed installation information is not part of this guide but rather the Reference Guides of the different Nevis components.System integrators and administrators.
[Configuration]The configuration section serves as a collection of the different involved component configuration references.System integrators and administrators.
[Use Cases and Best Practices]Step-by-step instructions and explanations for common use cases and selected special use cases. Apart from high-level explanation of the use cases, more detailed explanation including configuration instructions and technical implementation details are included.Apart from general audience interested in the supported use cases and scenarios of Nevis Mobile Authentication, the section is also intended for audience with a deep technical interest in the specific implementation and configuration details.
[Security Considerations]The security considerations section lists Nevis Mobile Authentication specific security related topics.The target audience with enough technical background to understand security issues and implications looking for specific answers to related questions.
[FAQ]Unstructured collection of commonly posed questions. Readers are expected to read this as a reference. This chapter will grow over time as more questions and will answer will be identified based on feedback.Everyone
[Glossary]Definition of commonly used terms in Nevis Mobile Authentication.Everyone

Apart from the Concept and Integration Guide, the Reference Guides provide in-depth technical information regarding the installation, integration, configuration, administration and operation of the components that compose the Nevis Mobile Authentication Solution. This includes the HTTP APIs.