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OpenAM by Indira Thangasamy

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Invoking REST interfaces

The arguments continue on whether REST is a newer standard or yet another form of RPCs. There is a lot of literature available on the Web to learn more about the RESTful architectures and their design. It is beyond the scope of this book to discuss those architectural aspects of REST. Let us learn how one can invoke the REST interfaces of the OpenSSO server. The beauty of RESTful interfaces is their flexibility and adaptability for a wide range of purposes. These interfaces can be invoked either through a browser or from a high-level language program; it just opens up an HTTP URL connection to the server.

Authentication

All the REST interfaces require a valid SSO token in order to access them except the authentication. ...

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