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The fast and flexible Identity and Single-signon for the Mobile, Cloud and the social web
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Whydah is a Identity Provider and Single Sign On enabler consisting of four main components with clearly defined responsibilities.


h3. Getting Started

* [Getting Started - using Whydah SSO/IAM for your application|Integration Guide for 3rd party app developers]


*Client code example*

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// Execute a POST to authenticate my application
String appToken = Request.Post("https://sso.whydah.net/sso/logon")
.bodyForm(Form.form().add("applicationcredential", myAppCredential).build())
.execute().returnContent().asBytes();

// Find appTokenID from applicationToken
String appTokenID = $(appToken).xpath("/applicationtoken/params/applicationtokenID[1]");

// Execute a POST to SecurityTokenService with userticket to get usertoken
String usertoken = Request.Post("https://sso.whydah.net/sso/user/"+appTokenID+"/get_usertoken_by_userticket/")
.bodyForm(Form.form().add("apptoken", appToken)
.add("userticket", userTicket).build())
.execute().returnContent().asBytes();

// That's all you need to get a full user database, IAM/SSO, Facebook/OAUTH support ++
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*Whydah IAM integration scenario*
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h3. Key benefits
* Leverage IAM/SSO to reduse time&cost on custom solutions
* SSO and IAM the _agile way_
* Transition from one userdatabase per system to the integrated identity of the cloud)
* _Least expensive way to better user experiences_
* system threat-level support built-in (read: DEFCON)
* Collaborative application authentication


h3. Some important [Features]
* User Authentication by 3rd party IdP's (LDAP, Facebook, NetIQ Access Manager, AD)
* High scaleabillity (millions of requests/user sessions/users)
* High Availability support. (2-100 cluster members)
* User storage
* UserAdministration GUI
* Flexible role setup with users, applications, on behalf of or using agreement/contrect, roles, properties.
* Provide SSO and IAM for any application.

h3. Whydah modules
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Whydah - *because you should never have to develop another user database ever again*
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h3. Architectural overview

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If you want to learn more about Whydah, see documentation in this space or visit [http://www.getwhydah.com]


h6. Contributing
* [Getting Started - contributing to Whydah development|Contributing to Whydah - demo and test installation]

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