Jul 22, 2009

WSO2 Identity Server 2.0.0 is released.


The WSO2 Identity Server team is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0.0 of the Open Source WSO2 Identity Server (IS).

IS 2.0.0 release is available for download at [1].

This is based on revolutionary the WSO2 Carbon [2] framework, Middleware a la carte'.

All the major features have been developed as pluggable Carbon components.

New Features
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1. Entitlement Engine with XACML 2.0 support.
2. Claim based Security Token Service.
3. Extension points for SAML assertion handling.
4. XMPP based multi-factor authentication.
5. Improved User Management.
6. Claim Management.
7. User Profiles and Profile Management.
8. XKMS.
9. Separable front-end & back-end - a single front-end server can be used to administer several back-end servers.
10. Bug fixes and enhancements.

Other Features
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1. Information cards provider supporting Managed Information Cards backed by user name / password and self-issued cards.
2. Information cards support for SAML 1.1/2.0 token profiles.
3. OpenID provider.
4. Multi-factor authentication with information cards.

How to Run
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1. Extract the downloaded zip.
2. Go to the bin directory in the extracted folder.
3. Run the wso2server.sh or wso2server.bat as appropriate.
4. Point your browser to the URL https://localhost:9443/carbon
5. Use "admin", "admin" as the user name and password.
6. If you need to start the OSGi console with the server use the property -DosgiConsole when starting the server

Known issues
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All the known issues have been filed here [3],[4]. Please report any other issues you find as JIRA entries.

Contact us

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WSO2 Identity Server developers can be contacted via the mailing lists:
For Users: identity-user@wso2.org
For Developers: identity-dev@wso2.org

Alternatively, questions can also be raised in the Identity Server forum at http://wso2.org/forum/308

Training

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WSO2 Inc. offers a variety of professional Training Programs, including training on general Web services as well as WSO2 Identity Server,
Apache Axis2, Data Services and a number of other products. For additional support information please refer to http://wso2.com/training/course-catalog/

Support

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WSO2 Inc. offers a variety of development and production support programs, ranging from Web-based support up through normal business
hours, to premium 24x7 phone support. For additional support information please refer to http://wso2.com/support/

For more information on WSO2 Identity Server, visit the WSO2 OxygenTank[5].

Thank you for your interest in WSO2 Identity Server.


-The WSO2 Identity Server team



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