Assumptions. You know the following:
1. How to set up Node on an EC2 instance.
2. Can configure firewall settings on EC2.
3. Experienced with Node and Express.
The complete code for the tutorial is at GitHub.
Register a Facebook App
Go to developers.facebook.com and select Apps - Create a New App
Record your App ID and App Secret somewhere safe, we will need it later.
Click on Settings then click on Add Platform
Site URL enter your site's Facebook callback page: http://yoursite.com/auth/facebook/callback
App Domains enter your site domain: http://yoursite.com
Enter your contact email and Save Changes
Next select Status and Review
Toggle Yes for Do you want to make this app and all its live features available to the general public?
Now that we have registered our new app with Facebook, we will tell Cognito all about it.
Create a Cognito Pool
Now that we have a Facebook App registered we need to create a Cognito pool that will be linked to the Facebook app.
Go to the Cognito start page and click Get Started Now
Give your app a name in Identity Pool Name.
Paste your Facebook App ID.
Leave Enable Access to Unauthenticated Identities unchecked.
Click Create Pool
An IAM role has been automatically created for you. Click Update Roles
Finished! You have created a Cognito pool and are viewing its dashboard.
In part 2 we will create a Node.JS application that connects to Cognito ID.
See you in Part 2!