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This blog is intended for software system engineers, architects and managers or people generally interested in development, testing and integration of software systems. It is part of profiq’s community effort that has the objective of sharing knowledge and ideas about software system integration, testing and development. In addition to this technical content, we share updates about life at profiq.

Configure Load Balancer for OpenAM 12

Posted 3 years ago by Richard Hrúza

Introduction In this article I will demonstrate how to configure software Load Balancer (LB) for two OpenAMs. OpenAM is a open source access management software provided by ForgeRock. Load balancing aims to optimize resource use, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload of any single resource. If a one server is down, LB redirect […]

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OpenAM privileges delegation

Posted 5 years ago by Pavel Balcárek

Recently, I have been exploring administration delegation feature of OpenAM 11 and given that i didn’t find any detailed information about this topic, I decided to write down this blog.  This article is based on existing OpenAM documentation( http://openam.forgerock.org/openam-documentation/openam-doc-source/doc/admin-guide/index.html#delegate-realm-administration ) and my investigations of this area.

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OpenAM Session Upgrade: How To

Posted 5 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

I gave a short overview of OpenAM Session Upgrades in a previous article. This is a follow-up that intends to describe the process of configuring it and discussing some of its implications. This blog was sitting back half done as a Draft for several months. It was originally written based on ForgeRock OpenAM 10.x . OpenAM 11 […]

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Partnering with ForgeRock to deliver Open Identity and Access Management Solutions

Posted 6 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

profiq just announeced strategic partnership with ForgeRock for system integration of open-source and standard-based Access and Identity Management (IAM) products. This is a fundamental milestone in fulfilling profiq’s system integration and system testing strategy. We have spent the last 8+ years with deploying and testing ForgeRock products and their predecessors and looking forward to offering […]

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OpenAM Session Upgrade: Overview

Posted 6 years ago by Gabor Puhalla

SSO authentication introduces some technical challenges besides providing obvious benefits. Imagine for example that you need to assign different types or levels of authentication to different resources or different actions within a domain. E.g. you allow users to view information, if they successfully authenticate using user name and password, while you may require them to […]

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A simple OpenAM realm scenario

Posted 6 years ago by Nemanja Lukic

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 […]

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Certificate based authentication with OpenAM 10 and Tomcat 7

Posted 7 years ago by Nemanja Lukic

Although my use case for certificate based authentication is pretty basic, the existing documentation for Access Manager/OpenSSO/OpenAM is somewhat scarce and requires gathering information from various, often unrelated sources. For that reason, I have summarised the process in this article.

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Automated installation and configuration of OpenAM

Posted 7 years ago by skatuscak

This blog is about automation of OpenAM architecture installation and configuration. As I recently automated architecture from my previous article [1] (simplified without using SSL), I would like to say something about issues I met.

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How to upgrade OpenAM

Posted 7 years ago by skatuscak

In my previous articles [1] and [2] I explained how to install simple OpenAM architecture. Now I wrote one more article related to this architecture. This article provides detailed steps how to do an upgrade of this architecture from OpenAM 9.0 to OpenAM 9.5.4.

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