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OpenAM by Indira Thangasamy

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Authentication modules

It is out of the scope of this book to cover various authentication modules supported by the OpenSSO server. In spite of that, some of the non-trivial authentication protocols will be discussed in this section from a configuration perspective to make it work with the OpenSSO server. No authentication protocol specifications will be dealt with here, except where it is relevant.

LDAP

Light Weight Authentication Access Protocol (LDAP) is one of the popular authentication protocols, widely used in the enterprises. There are many commercial LDAP servers including the Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition and Microsoft Active Directory available in the market. Technically OpenSSO can authenticate to any LDAPv3 compliant directories ...

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