Error validating steam user id ticket
A list of open source Open ID libraries can be found at the Open ID website.
The API contains public methods that can be accessed from any application capable of making an HTTP request, such as game client or server.Encrypted Application Tickets can be used to verify a user's identity between a game client and a secure, backend server.Unlike Session Tickets, verifying Encrypted Application Tickets does not require that the secure server can make HTTPS requests.The site's Open ID library can then use this data to verify and obtain the user's Steam ID.Steam provides the following images which may be used by 3rd party sites when linking to the Steam sign in page: Steam's Open ID 2.0 implementation can be used to link a users Steam account to their account on the third-party website.Third-party accounts can be linked to Steam accounts by associating a user's Steam ID with the 3rd party account.
A user's Steam ID can be securely retrieved either in-game or through a web browser and once the initial association has occurred, you can safely allow access to the 3rd party account by merely verifying a user's Steam ID.
Once a user's identity has been verified, a secure server can use the ISteam User/Check App Ownership Web API method to check if the user owns a particular App ID, or call ISteam User/Get Publisher App Ownership to retrieve a list of all user owned App IDs that are associated with the provided Publisher Key.
The following steps detail how to use Encrypted Application Tickets to verify a user's identity between the user's game client and a secure server:.
You can retrieve the current user's Steam ID by calling ISteam User:: Get Steam ID and then retrieve the 64-bit ID by calling on the returned value.
The following authentication methods can be used to securely verify a user's Steam ID.
The following document describes each of these authentication methods used in the following scenarios:.