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A simple OpenAM realm scenario

A Realm is an OpenAM concept and a feature which is used to group and organise the information and configuration parameters. OpenAM has a top level realm which contains all other, user-defined, realms. We will try here to demonstrate the realm functionality on a simple but practical scenario where realms will be used to separate administration entities. Let's imagine a hypothetical service provider company ( which has a centralised directory for all of it’s clients, and a separate branch per client: suffix: dc=example,dc=com Client1: o=client1,dc=example,dc=com Client2: o=client2,dc=example,dc=com would like to…

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