Feb 20, 2010

Mitigate Risk, Simplify your SOA - SOA Workshop, NYC

Presented by Award Winning CTO Paul Fremantle and Leading Solutions Architect Asanka Abeysinghe.

Feb 18, 2010

Moving Identity Management to Cloud - The all-new WSO2 Cloud Identity

WSO2 announced it's latest cloud solution today, WSO2 Cloud Identity. WSO2 Cloud Identity is built on top of open source WSO2 Identity Server by adding multi-tenancy capabilities.

With WSO2 Cloud Identity, organizations no longer need to undergo the pain of handling identity management by them selves. The cost involved in hardware, software, and maintenance is totally eliminated with this hosted cloud solution.

WSO2 Cloud Identity supports a set of open standards like OpenID, Cardspace authentication, XACML, SAML 2.0 and WS-Trust.

WSO2 Cloud Identity facilitates organizations to centralize their identity management to a single point and experience seamless integrations across multiple applications and services using OpenID and SAML based Single Sign-On.  They can use the Security Token Service to authenticate users for their web services. Not to forget XACML, the de facto standard for fine grained authorization, which is another cool feature of WSO2 Cloud Identity. 

This is ideal for small and medium size organizations who spend a significant percentage of their budget for identity management solutions.

Registering and starting using WSO2 Cloud Identity is just few clicks away.. Goto https://identity.cloud.wso2.com and register a domain. This blog by Prabath gives some guidelines to setup your domain. 

Add users or import existing users to your user store at WSO2 Cloud Identity. Dimuthu talks on this in detail in this article.

Now all the users in your domain are associated with an OpenID. Use this OpenID to access a large portion of web based resources who acts as OpenID relying parties. Learn more about configuring OpenIDs in your domain from this blog post by Prabath.

WSO2 Cloud Identity supports SAML 2.0 based single sign-on. Users can use their credentials at WSO2 Cloud Identity to access a range of online services. This article walks you through the steps required to integrate Google Apps with WSO2 Cloud Identity. 

Don't be late. Go and register your domain and let WSO2 Cloud Identity to take over the burden of identity management for your organization.

Feb 5, 2010

WSO2 Identity Server 2.0.3 released..

The WSO2 Identity Server team is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0.3 of the open source WSO2 Identity Server (IS).

This is a bug fixed release.

IS 2.0.3 release is available for download at [1].
New Features
Various bug fixes - including security fixes & enhancements to Apache Axis2, Apache Rampart, Apache Sandesha2 , WSO2 Carbon [2]  & other projects.
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How to Run

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 you browser to the URL 
5. Use "admin", "admin" as the username and password.
6. If you need to start the OSGi console with the server use the property -DosgiConsole when starting the server

For more details, run, wso2server.sh (wso2server.bat) --help

Known issues

All known issues have been filed here [3]. Please report any issues you find as JIRA entries.

Reporting Problems

Issues can be reported using the public JIRA available at 

Contact us

WSO2 IS developers can be contacted via the mailing lists:
For Users: 
For Developers: 
For details on subscriptions please see 

Alternatively, questions can also be raised in the IS forum: 


We are committed to ensuring that your enterprise middleware deployment is completely supported from evaluation to production. Our unique approach ensures that all support leverages our open development methodology and is provided by the very same engineers who build the technology.

For more details and to take advantage of this unique opportunity please visit 

For more information about WSO2 Identity Server please see 
http://wso2.com/products/identity-server/ or visit the WSO2 Oxygen Tank developer portal for addition resources.

Thank you

The WSO2 Identity Server Team