OpenAM 12 Customization and APIs

OpenAM 12 Customization and APIs Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The OpenAM Customization and APIs course provides a hands-on technical introduction to OpenAM 12 APIs and customization use cases. Students examine the OpenAM extension points and gain the skills required to extend and integrate an OpenAM 12 deployment in a real world context. Development best practices are demonstrated in a series of labs.

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Intended Audience for this OpenAM 12 Customization and APIs Course

  • » The primary target audiences for this course are customers and partners implementing OpenAM; particularly, Application Developers who adapt client applications to use OpenAM access management capabilities. It is also useful for designers and developers extending and integrating OpenAM services for their organizations.

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Course Prerequisites for OpenAM 12 Customization and APIs

  • » Have attended OpenAM Deployment (FR-420) or equivalent experience
  • » Basic knowledge of how to use Virtual Machines (for lab exercises)
  • » Basic understanding of how LDAP works
  • » A working knowledge of HTTP and web applications
  • » A working knowledge of Java will be essential to get the most out of this Development course

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OpenAM 12 Customization and APIs Course Objectives

  • » List extension points of OpenAM, describe how OpenAM performs authentication, setup OpenAM as an authorization server and discuss policy concepts in OpenAM 13
  • » Identify the Service Provider Interface mechanism and use the Service Management Service
  • » Understand the basic concepts of UMA, manage UMA resource sets and learn how to customize UMA workflow
  • » Recognize the basic concepts of scripting, and use administration interface to lookup, edit and configure scripts
  • » Understand how to authenticate users through REST API, manage identities and realms through REST API, query dashboard applications list through REST API, and identify the policy management and evaluation of REST APIs

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OpenAM 12 Customization and APIs Course Outline

      1. List extension points of OpenAM
      2. Describe the Service Provider Interface mechanism
      3. List which customizable components are affected in common use-cases of OpenAM
      4. Use the Service Management Service
      5. Understand the basic concepts of scripting
      6. Use the administration interface to look up, edit, and configure scripts
      7. Describe how OpenAM performs authentication
      8. Design and implement a custom authentication module
      9. Discuss characteristics of Post Authentication Plugins (PAPs)
      10. Design and implement a custom Post Authentication Plugin
      11. Describe how scripted authentication works
      12. Explain how server-side scripted authentication modules communicate with OpenAM
      13. Use the administration interface to create and test authentication chains containing scripts
      14. Discuss the policy concepts in OpenAM 13
      15. Implement an EntitlementCondition or a scripted condition
      16. Describe the ForgeRock Common REST API (CREST)
      17. Enable Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) in OpenAM
      18. Explain how users can be authenticated through the REST API
      19. Demonstrate how identities and realms can be managed through the REST API
      20. Show how password reset and user self-registration can be carried out using the REST API
      21. Query the list of dashboard applications through the REST API
      22. Show how to use the policy engine to protect non-URL-based resources
      23. Describe the policy management and evaluation REST APIs
      24. Describe OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect, including how to use their HTTP endpoints
      25. Demonstrate scope validation and customize its default behavior
      26. Explain the basic concepts of UMA
      27. Set up OpenAM as an UMA authorization server
      28. Manage UMA resource sets
      29. Demonstrate how to customize the UMA workflow

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