Release Note : WSO2 Identity Server 3.0.0

May 3rd 2010

The WSO2 Identity Server is an open source identity and entitlement management server which supports Information Cards and OpenID for authentication as well as XACML for fine grained authorization.

Providing a complete enterprise ready identity solution, it integrates easily into existing user stores such as LDAP or Active Directory and supports multi-factor authentication and much more. The WSO2 Identity Server helps you build secured SOA in a few very easy steps.

IS 3.0.0 release is available for download at This is based on revolutionary the WSO2 Carbon framework. All the major features have been developed as pluggable Carbon components.

New Features In This Release
  • SAML 2.0 based Single Sign-on support .
    • OAuth Support
    • Support for bulk-user import
    • Various bug fixes and enhancements including architectural improvements to Apache Axis2, Apache Rampart, Apache Sandesha2 , WSO2 Carbon and other projects.
    Other Key Features
  • Entitlement Engine with XACML 2.0 support .
    • Claim based Security Token Service with SAML 1.1/SAML 2.0.
    • Information cards support for SAML 1.1/2.0.
    • OpenID Provider.
    • Extension points for SAML assertion handling.
    • XMPP based multi-factor authentication.
    • Improved User Management.
    • Claim Management.
    • User Profiles and Profile Management.
    • XKMS.
    • Separable front-end and back-end - a single front-end server can be used to administer several back-end servers.
    • Information Cards provider supporting Managed Information Cards backed by user name / password and self-issued cards.
    • Multi-factor authentication with Information Cards.
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