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Trying out OAuth2 Authorization Code grant with WSO2 Identity Server without the PlayGround2 App

The first thing I did after joining the WSO2 Identity Server team was to test the WSO2 Identity Server 5.2.0-beta pack. I had some experience playing around with OAuth so I started testing OAuth scenarios. I was able to test most grant types with ease. Then came the authorization code grant type. The usual way to test it was to setup the playground2 app and test. I wanted to look for an alternate way to test the Authorization grant type without setting up the app (partly because I was lazy to download tomcat etc. :P )

So with the help of my team member Pushpalanka, I found an alternate way to get an access token by simply using a browser redirect and a curl command. So I wanted to make a note in case someone wanted to do the same :)

1. First, log in to the Identity Server management console.
       the defaults are,
                  username = admin                   password = admin

2. Go to the Service Provider configuration page and create a Service Provide, let's say SP_lazy…