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OpenAM by Indira Thangasamy

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Session Service

The Session Service in OpenSSO is one of the core components that serves as a backbone for the rest of the components to work together for delivering the supported features. It tracks a user's interaction with web applications through the use of session data structures, session tokens, cookies, and other objects. This section attempts to explain some of these concepts and other components of a user's session and properties. Some of the key functions of the Session Service are:

  • Create unique session identifiers and maintain session states
  • Manage the session life cycle (create, delete, timeout)
  • Manage session persistence and high availability
  • Secure the session properties
  • Enforce session constraints

The term SSO has multiple meanings ...

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