New blog Site for TUMY | TECH

To our readers,

To try and consolidate and simplify life somewhat we have migrated over to a new blog site.  The new site combines our IAM blog and corporate website.  If you had subscribed to this site as a blog follower, we have already moved your subscription over to the new site and you should continue to get updates.

I hope that you have enjoyed these blog posts, as much as we have enjoyed sharing them, (more...)

Resetting Forgotten Passwords with @ForgeRock #OpenAM

Implementing the “Resetting Forgotten Passwords” functionality as described in the OpenAM Developer’s Guide requires some additional custom code.

It’s pretty straight forward to implement this functionality and can be done in 4 steps (per the Developer’s Guide):

  1. Configure the Email Service
  2. Perform an HTTP Post with the user’s id
  3. OpenAM looks up email address (based on user id) and sends an email with a link to reset the password
  4. Intercept the HTTP GET request to (more...)

Client Seeking Senior OpenAM Engineer

A client of mine has asked me to assist them in finding a full-time Senior OpenAM Engineer.  They are a startup, based in Northern, Virginia.  They are working on some pretty cool initiatives with OAUTH2 and SAML and need an experienced engineer to lead this effort. 

If you are interested in this please feel free to reach out to me and I’ll put you in touch.


Filed under: IdM Tagged: ForgeRock, Jobs, OpenAM

2014 IDM Conference Season Planning

Looks like it’s time to start planning for the IDM conference schedule.  There are some great conferences planned and I need to figure out how to start budgeting for some of these.  Let me know if I have missed any conferences that should be listed.

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Finally connected the dots …

My son (10) has been asking about VPNs a lot lately. Which I thought was because of all of the news lately about the NSA. I ended up showing him tunnel bear, which he quickly installed on his laptop and iPhone. I complimented my son for his interest in security (more...)

Cool Open Identity Stack Scripts/Utilities – GitHub Repos #ForgeRock #IDM

I was working on a few scripts to test out some of the new REST APIs in OpenAM 11.  I saved them out to GitHub and you are welcome to have at them.

I thought it might also be cool to share some of the other Repo’s that are related (more...)

For those about to Rock! … introducing the ForgeRock Identity stack introductory bootstrap “sequester special”

I am offering an introductory special to ForgeRock’s Identity (I3) Stack.  I am calling this the “Sequester Special”.  You get free software (**ForgeRock support license required for binaries used in a production environment**) and a reduced rate on professional services.

Download the information sheet here.

Sequester Special | For those (more...)

OpenAM Entitlements and RESTful Web Services

I am wrapping a crazy busy week.  Probably one of my most technically in-depth week in a really long time.  So what kept me busy?  Deep-diving into OpenAM’s Entitlement’s engine, learning about it’s REST interfaces and how to extend OpenAM to leverage custom service types.  I’ll explain later since I (more...)

OpenAM: Protecting a Web Application

In response to a post that I had written before on how to install OpenDJ and OpenAM I had someone remind me that I never came back and wrote the follow on post (which I had promised to do).  They posted the question to my other blog site (which I (more...)

OpenDJ & OpenAM automatic startup on Ubuntu

I have been installing the ForgeRock stack on Ubuntu a lot lately.  One of the things that I noticed is that when configuring OpenAM and OpenDJ for automatic startup you need to let OpenDJ finish starting up before starting Tomcat (OpenAM) … otherwise OpenAM will not be able to find (more...)