Friday, October 10, 2014

Downloading and running WSO2 Identity Server

WSO2 Identity Server (IS) provide means for security and identity management for your web applications, services and API's. In it's latest version (5.0.0) it acts like an Enterprise Identity Bus (an idea of centrally managing the identity regardless of the standards being used). It's a versatile product to manage you application users security, entitle management and many more. See more information about the WSO2 identity server at

How to run WSO2 IS
  1. Download WSO2 IS from above URL itself.
  2. Extract the zip archive into a directory. Say the extracted dircetory is IS_HOME
  3. Navigate to the IS_HOME/bin in the console (terminal)
  4. Enter the following command
$ ./                       in Linux
$ ./wso2server.bat                 in Windows
Once started you can access the management console by navigating the following URL


You may login with default username (admin) and password (admin). When logged in you would see the management console as shown below.

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