Identity and Access Management

Building a Solid Foundation for Your IAM Strategy

November, 2019 To be truly useful, an IAM assessment needs a few important components. The starting point should be discussions and interviews with key stakeholders within your institution or organization.

Introducing Shibboleth IdP UI

May, 2019 Shibboleth is a widely adopted federated identity solution that provides web single sign-on authentication services both within organizations and across organizational boundaries.

midPoint Deployments Using Overlays

May, 2019 There are multiple strategies to build, customize and deploy Evolveum's midPoint. The midPoint GUI web application can be downloaded independently and put inside a servlet container such as Apache Tomcat

LTI Advantage: 5 Things You Need to Know

April, 2019 LTI Advantage provides a way to add extended capabilities to the core LTI tools and platforms. As you consider adopting LTI Advantage, here are 5 things you need to know.

Choices for IAM Application Docker Images

January, 2019 This is the third post in a three part series. In the first part, which was posted more than a year and a half ago, I described Unicon's IAM Docker images. In the second post, I listed the Internet2 TIER program's Docker images. In this, the final post, I discuss the pros and cons of the various versions of the images.

TIER Docker Images

January, 2019 This is the second posting in a three part series. In the first part, which was posted more than a year and a half ago, I described Unicon's IAM Docker images. In this post, I list the Internet2 TIER program's Docker images. In the final post, I discuss the pros and cons of the various related images.

Apereo CAS High-Availability with Hazelcast and Kubernetes

November, 2018 - When it comes to deploying a highly available CAS server, one of the chief concerns is to choose a technology that is capable of sharing CAS-generated tickets across multiple server nodes. The task of managing and administering CAS tickets is handled today by a Ticket Registry component that is backed by a variety of technologies able to persist, manage, and distribute ticket objects across the entire CAS cluster. Perhaps the most popular and better-adopted option in this area is a ticket registry solution backed by Hazelcast.