Federated Authentication with BIT.LY authenticator in WSO2 Identity Server

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 5 Oct, 2017

WSO2’s Identity and Access Management Solution, Identity Server, allows you to introduce Federated Authentication in your IT landscape.

With Federated Authentication we mean that we use a third party (a so called Identity Provider) to authenticate a user.

Rather than keeping a separate and own user registration, authentication is done by a third party for instance Facebook, Google or  another service.

We should clarify, btw, that is is not a question of either / or but rather question of choice. You can have a local authenticator and / or federated authenticator(s).

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Topics: WSO2 IS

Enterprise Identity Integration with WSO2 Identity Server

Posted by Hans Bot on 16 May, 2017

Nowadays, identities are everywhere. They’re in employee accounts, customer accounts, email accounts, IM accounts, Facebook accounts, Google accounts, Microsoft accounts, LinkedIn accounts, not to mention many, many application and system-level accounts. Now this account proliferation is quickly becoming a management burden - for individuals as well as enterprises. Just have a look at your password manager to see how many accounts you’ve got laying around.

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Topics: WSO2 IS, identity server, Identity and Access Management

WSO2TORIAL Using OneTimePasswords to login in WSO2 IS 5.3.0

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 16 Mar, 2017

Within WSO2 IS (Identity Server) you can have a onetime password generated. It is even possible to use this mechanism for users who do not want to remember passwords / want a new password for each login.

The trick is to setup the One Time Password feature and after each successful login a new password will be emailed to the user. Keep in mind this is a password in plaintext!

So how would we do this?

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Topics: WSO2 IS

WSO2TORIAL: Self Sign-Up in WSO2 Identity Server

Posted by Rob Blaauboer on 9 Mar, 2017

The new WSO2 Identity Server 5.3.0 (or Identity & Access Management Solution as it is now known) allows you to (that is no surprise) manage Identity and Access management.

One of the functions it supports is self sign-up of users using the WSO2 IS Dashboard. In many cases you have an existing set of users but there might be situations where you would actually like users to self sign-up. In this WSO2 tutorial (WSO2TORIAL) we will show how you setup that functionality.

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Topics: WSO2 IS

New features WSO2 Identity Server 5.3

Posted by Ruben van der Zwan on 21 Feb, 2017

San Francisco, 21 February 2017. During the WSO2 conference USA 2017, where Yenlo as premier partner of WSO2 is one of the silver sponsors, WSO2 announced their new version of the WSO2 Identity and Access Management Server (WSO2 Identity Server or WSO2 IS) solution. This new version is full of new features and important enhancements. Read all about these new features in WSO2 Identity Server 5.3 in this post.

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Topics: WSO2 IS, Identity and Access Management