ISAM OAuth Inactivity

Its not immediately obvious, and commonly misconstrued as an problem of disappearing tokens, but the OAuth grants in ISAM have a "Maximum" Grant lifetime, as opposed to an inactivity in a default API Definition. This means that when you request a Token - say via ROPC and you are using the default settings of an... Continue Reading →

Simpler ISAM Authentication Service URLs

This article is no longer necessary, thanks to OOTB behavior available in ISAM 9.0.6 and later. See details here. In order to clean up the instantiation URLs generated by the authentication service, you can use a ISAM HTTP transformation rule. I've just completed two examples of this. Remove PolicyId static prefix: No static Prefix This... Continue Reading →

ISAM – Infomap – Any alias authentication

A number of customers like to use various alias's to authenticate into ISAM, up until recently, the primary way of achieving this, is via a Custom EAI, or some elaborate LDAP hackery. Infomap, and the UserHelper capabilities, makes this a much easier affair. Here is an example, where we use the infomap to authenticate based... Continue Reading →

Password Reset with ISAM User Self Care

In ISAM 9.0.2, we released native appliance based capabilities to perform User Self Care Operations with ISAM. The user self care operations are built using the authentication service which means operations are modular, can easily be reordered or customised to suite your flow. Out of the box, there are three USC operations included: USC Account... Continue Reading →

ISAM AAC OAuth Session Endpoint

ISAM Advanced Access Control has a mechanism that allows a developer to convert an authenticated/valid OAuth Access token, into an authenticated ISAM session, that is using a cookie. There are two useful scenarios that this endpoint comes in handy: Hybrid Apps Where an OAuth authenticated native application wants to open a WebView, that is authenticated... Continue Reading →

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