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WSO2 training

WSO2 Identity Server – CORE for Software Developers

Duration 2 days
Location Online (via Zoom)
Costs From €2.800 p.p.
8 available dates right now Book your seat
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About this training

We created an instructor-led onsite  WSO2 classroom training to get the most out of your time. This training is a standard classroom training.

This online WSO2 Identity Server training consists of t presentation and labs. After that you will receive ‘homework’, a number of labs to finish yourself. At your own pace but in our training environment.

The trainer
Yenlo
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Training outline

Get hands-on WSO2 Identity Server experience in 2 days!

The WSO2 Identity Server adds a security layer to your existing IT infrastructure, while making your business processes run smoothly. Combine safety with usability and feel free to connect to new applications whenever it’s needed. In the meantime, the WSO2 Identity Server will guard your data flows so that only the right people gain access to the right systems. This makes you a fast, flexible and trustworthy partner that’s prepared for anything, every day

In this online training for the WSO2 Identity Server 5.11.0 we will focus on the main functionality of the Identity Server in three aspects:

  • Getting Started and Resident IPD configuration
  • 2nd User store, User Account Workflow, SSO, SCIM
  • Federated Authentication, Multi Factor Authenticators

We will discuss the high-level flow of the Identity Server when it is used and explain the individual components. You will get hands on experience with the Identity Server and will learn how to configure it, including adding federated authenticators to it.

Content

It’s a combination of theory and explanation and hands-on experience with a number of labs as homework. At the end of the training an exam can be taken.

Audience and prior knowledge

The audience for this training are people with an interest in Identity and Access Management and (preferably) some knowledge of security related technologies / concepts / standards like IDP, SSO and Federated Authentication. Contact us if you have any questions.

Target

After the training you will have knowledge of WSO2 Identity Server and hands-on experience configuring the product, e.g. the resident IDP, additional user stores, simple SSO and federated authentication.

Price & Payment

The Training is based on a fixed-price per participant. The payment needs to be done upfront. An invoice will be sent after your registration. After receiving your payment you will get an email with detailed instructions about the training and how to access the labs.

Day to day programme

For fields and settings, check “About this training” on the bottom of the page.

Day 1: Getting started and create a resident IPD configuration

Topics

  • Discuss the fundamentals of the WSO2 Identity Server
  • Acronyms and technology
  • High level flow inside the Identity Server
  • Implement a Workflow, SSO and use SCIM

Labs & demos

  • LAB: Getting started with WSO2 Identity Server
  • LAB: Adding a User
  • LAB: Configuring the resident IDP
  • Homework: Password Recovery Using REST API
  • LAB: Maintain the history of the user’s password
  • LAB: Forces password Reset via Email
  • LAB: Configure a Secondary User Store

Day 2: Add 2nd User store, User Account Workflow, SSO and use SCIM, Federated Authentication, Multi Factor Authenticators

Topics

  • OAUTH2, OpenID Connect, Federated Authentication and MFA

Labs & demos

  • LAB: User Account Approval Workflow
  • LAB: SSO Using IS 5.11.0 for Authentication with APIM 3.2.0
  • LAB: Federated Auth. for a using social media Integration
  • LAB: SCIM Inbound Provisioning
  • LAB: Adding Federated Authenticators (BITLY)
  • LAB: Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) using SMSOTP
  • LAB: APIM Publisher / Store SSO
  • LAB: Google Authenticator

Material

We will run this training on our Yenlo training platform and will provide you all necessary virtual servers running on Amazon (AWS) you need to follow this online training. We work with a graphical desktop to the AWS instances.

Labs are available via our Training Confluence platform from training start until training end. You will not receive any printed material. After the training you will also receive instructions on how to set up and environment to continue working with the WSO2 Identity Server.

All provided material is Copyright © Protected by Yenlo and may not be published and/or reproduced.

Prerequisites

To make a connection certain ports should be open(ed). We would suggest not to use a VPN connection if possible because of security rules. If your machine defaults to a VPN connection if not connected to the company network, switch to your regular connection that you use at home.

You need to supply the IP address that is used to access the environment in order to be able to connect to the instances. For the training materials we will give access using an account linked to your email address.

Dates

Check the available dates for this training below. We deliver our trainings during CET and PST timezone.

“I sincerely appreciate the in-detailed training for both theory and exercises. Exercises and hand-outs are very well planned and documented in step-by-step steps from basic to advanced topics, which was very useful.”

Kalpana (USA) – April 2020

Available dates

Ready to join the training? Check out our calendar below and book your seat now!

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Frequently asked questions

Where does the training take place?

The training can take place at Yenlo’s headquarters in Schiphol-Rijk (Amsterdam) or on site at a client when there is a large enough group of people. In COVID times we offer training online. 

How long is the training?

The regular training (classroom) ranges from one day to multiple days, depending on the product and type of training (e.g., fundamentals / advanced). Online trainings are always multiday.

Can I have customized training?

Custom training is possible, however this will be priced differently since we need to change the standard training material. Please contact us if you have questions about custom training.

What is the difference between online training and classroom training?

Classroom training is a whole day or multiple days with the trainer in a physical location. The trainer helps you directly when you have questions and of course explains the theory.
The online training is conducted completely online and is a slimmed down version of the regular training to make it manageable for people to do it on their own. 

In an online training setting, you will have a morning session where we explain and discuss theory. The afternoon is spent on your own, in the virtual environment, with help from the trainer via Teams or other communication tools.

What kind of computer do I need for the training?

The computer (e.g., a PC) should be able to run NoMachine and be able to make a connection to our training environment. Several ports and internet access need to be open / available since everything is done in the cloud. The PC should ideally be running Windows. 

Note: In case of an internet connection not being available, we could revert to a local installation. Meaning that you install the environment on your local pc and work from there. To be able to install the ‘no machine software’, as well as the port openings, you need to have administrative rights.

What kind of operating system will we be running in the training environment?

We will be running a CentOS 7 Linux environment running on an Amazon with two cores and eight gigabytes of memory. This should be enough for the training in general.

Do I need Linux knowledge and capabilities to work with the environment?

Linux and knowledge of Linux is handy. However, within the training, the number of specific Linux commands that we are going to use, will be limited to some very simple commands that are also familiar for Windows users. Like for instance, moving within a directory structure with CD, and starting the scripts from WSO2 using the command line tool. 

I am not a developer, would I be able to follow the training for developers? (Either fundamentals or advanced)

You do not necessarily need to be a developer to attend the training and to be able to finish the training. The training often focuses more on configuration than on typical coding. In other words, most of the stuff that you are doing, will be done by clicking and typing. 

I am not familiar with the concept of message mediation, message transformation or concepts like the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB). Does this mean I would not be able to complete training?

No, knowledge of an enterprise service bus is something that is handy. But it is not a prerequisite. If you are not familiar with the concepts that are typically associated with connecting systems, you can always have a discussion with our training department / our trainer, to see if you can attend the training.

In some cases, we can give you some reading material. This is to improve your knowledge before the training. 

Having said that, we have had project managers, with almost no development experience or knowledge of the concepts of the enterprise service bus, and they were able to complete the training.

Is the training difficult?

Whenever you are learning something new, it is going to be a challenge for your mind. With that, we mean that you are going to learn new concepts, new interfaces, new tools. This will make the training require energy, but the training will be manageable. 

However, it is very common to be overloaded with information at the end of the day, that is why the training instances are often just shut down at night because of the need to rest for your mind, to be able to absorb the training material in a better way.

Will I be an expert after the training?

One of the most important things that we stress is that Rome was not built in one day. The training course that you will embark on will be the start of a journey as a developer or configurator of WSO2 products. Do not expect every aspect, every detail to be crystal clear from the first moment. It is very common to only have the pieces of the puzzle fall into place after some time, or some weeks. So, no. You will not be an instant expert.

How can I best prepare for a training like this?

The best way to prepare is to get a good night’s rest. Make sure that you read the prerequisites of the training material. And furthermore, have an open mind as to the things that you are about to learn.

Can I do the labs afterwards, again, or are they tied to the environment?

Most of the labs can be done on your own computer. During the training you will have the training material online (confluence environment), after the training the materials and training environment will not be available anymore. 

Can I make a copy of the training labs and give them to my colleagues?

No, it is not allowed. The training material is the intellectual property of Yenlo and may not be photocopied or duplicated in any form or shape.

What happens if I have questions during the training?

During the training you can always ask the trainer, directly in a classroom setting or using digital communication channels like Teams, WhatsApp, email when you have a question when doing the labs / homework. 

Can I get extra training materials?

For the API Manager and the Enterprise Integrator, there are advanced courses that will deepen your knowledge with regard to the two products. For Identity Server, an advanced course is under construction.

What are the languages in which the training is available?

The training material, as well as the training, is given in English. However, the training can be given in Dutch or German as well. All materials will be in English, the explanation will be in either English, German or Dutch when there is a homogenous group, i.e. all speakers are either German or Dutch, and they agree to the change of language.

When there is a mixed group of students, we will revert to the common spoken language, English.

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