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Java Desktop

Java EE Security refcard is available for download. This refcard covers Java EE 6 security and discuss how each application server supports the specs. The refcard covers authentication, authorization, and transport security in Web Application, EJB application and web services by introducing the concept and the related annotations and deployment descriptors which help us realize the concept....
on May 17, 2010

Identity Management

------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1:00-1:45 pm Show Me the Money! by Kristen Knight, Kynetx VP Product Management Monetizing cross-site, context-sensitive apps, revenue models, VAR & Implementor business opportunities. Wal-Mart - generated their own warehousing and distribution infrastructure   rather than depending on manufacturers or 3rd...
on Nov 19, 2009
============================================================================== 9:00-9:45 am User-Centric Identity in the Client-Side Revolution Kim Cameron Microsoft Chief Architect of Identity, Distinguished Engineer Identity - the stuff of poets and philosophers Digital Identity - Recognize us in different contexts - foundation for personalization - need to traverse silos - need for contextual...
on Nov 19, 2009
------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1:00-1:45 PM Client-Side Endpoints and Context Automation by Dave McNamee, Kynetx VP Client Engagement/VAR Services dxm@kynetx.com 801-376-5043 Endpoint: thing on client that ties application to user. Learn - endpoints make KNS apps work on client - many options - endpoint selection controller (e.g., card selector)...
on Nov 19, 2009
------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 9:00-9:45 AM The Intention Economy: What Happens When Customers Get Real Power Doc Searls Sr. Editor of Linux Journal Author of The Cluetrain Manifesto. http://projectvrm.com I only caught the tailend - stuck in traffic. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 10:00-10:45 AM The...
on Nov 19, 2009
 I am attending the code.kynetx.com/events/kynetx-impact-conference-agenda/ I will be posting my raw notes.  Hope you find them useful.
on Nov 18, 2009
I wrote and deployed an OpenID provider service for java.net users. For those who are new to OpenIDs, this service allows java.net users to log in to other sites by using the java.net ID as the identity (for example, try Stack Overflow.) This eliminates the need to maintain separate passwords for each site, among other things. That said, the primary use case of this service is not to become just...
on Sep 21, 2009
OpenDS community manager and architect Ludo Poitou has posted a series that highlights the new features in OpenDS 2.0, which he announced on July 17. The postings include flow diagrams, screen shots, configuration procedures, and examples: Management of recurrent and scheduled tasks Monitoring of data in the Control Panel Collation matching rules for I18N Assured replication Configuration of...
on Jul 27, 2009
OpenDS community manager and architect Ludo Poitou has announced that OpenDS 2.0 is now available along with Sun OpenDS Standard Edition 2.0. Among the many enhancements and features are a graphical administration panel, an administration connector, and support for binary transfers. Ludo's announcement introduces the highlights and points to the related documentation. Many congratulations to...
on Jul 19, 2009
This Friday, June 26, architects Ludo Poitou and Pat Patterson of OpenDS and OpenSSO, respectively, will present at FISL [Forum Internacional Software Livre in Portuguese for International Free Software Forum, "South America's biggest open-source conference," according to Pat], to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Ludo will discuss the topic of scaling identity stores with OpenDS; Pat, OpenSSO's...
on Jun 22, 2009
OpenDS community manager and architect Ludo Poitou has announced the release of OpenDS 2.0.0 Release Candidate 2. Besides bug fixes, the release includes many new capabilities, including enhanced multimaster replication and recurring tasks. OpenDS 2.0 will follow shortly after the testing of RC 2 is complete. Do let the OpenDS team know your take by writing one of the mailing lists or the #...
on Jun 15, 2009
It's always a pleasure to visit with Ludo Poitou, community manager and architect for OpenDS, Sun's open-source project for a next-generation directory service. He's ever knowledgeable, down-to-earth, candid, and gracious. Yesterday at JavaOne, we caught a few minutes to chat about the latest of OpenDS. OpenDS 2.0 "OpenDS 2.0 is slated to be shipped in early July. That's a major, much anticipated...
on Jun 5, 2009
In recently released OpenSSO Express 7 are several impressive capabilities, including support for OpenDS Standard Edition as a repository for user profiles, authentication data, and policies. You need perform only a few configuration steps, as detailed in a procedural article in the OpenSSO Resource Center. The article also includes several sections of reference information: troubleshooting...
on May 26, 2009
Sun product line manager Nick Wooler will host a free Webinar next Wednesday, May 20 on cost savings and performance enhancements delivered by directory services. See Nick's posting for more specifics. To sign up, complete and send in a short registration form. Near the bottom is a note that, by signing up, you'll receive the replay information. Nice touch!
on May 13, 2009
As pointed out by Sun's Pat Patterson and Daniel Raskin, OpenSSO's Fedlet won the Best Innovation Award at the recently held European Identity Conference. The Fedlet, in Pat's words, is "a lightweight service-provider implementation of SAML [Security Assertion Markup Language] 2.0" that enables federation for both Java and .NET applications. See more details in my March 29 posting. Pat's...
on May 11, 2009
In late April, OpenDS community manager Ludo Poitou wrote about the Directory application for his iPhone. The application not only returns search results of corporate directory servers, including Sun Directory Server and OpenDS, but also enables secure email and phone calls to contacts in the iPhone's address book. The configurations, as described in Ludo's posting, are simple to set up. Note...
on May 6, 2009
Felix Gaehtgens's March article on Kuppinger Cole, Innovations in the World of LDAP, that is, the directory-server arena, is well worth a read. It takes you through the early history of Sun Directory Server Enterprise Edition (called iPlanet Directory Server before) in 2002 and its evolvement since, with notable enhancements in scalability, performance, replication, reliability, and resilience...
on Apr 27, 2009
Sun's chief identity strategist Daniel Raskin has posted a three-minute video that steps you through the procedure of configuring OpenSSO for single sign-on to Google Apps. Be sure to first download Sun OpenSSO Express 7 and the Google Apps Starter Kit, as pointed out in the posting. The procedure involves only a few point-and-clicks in the GUI along with some data entries and OpenSSO will...
on Apr 23, 2009
Interested in what the OpenDS Project is about? Be sure to read the recent interview on DZone with Ludo Poitou, senior staff engineer at Sun and OpenDS community manager. You'll learn about the related standards and specifications, the numerous OpenDS features that serve the enterprise, the background for two directory-server projects at Sun, the database aspect of OpenDS, and other highlights...
on Apr 21, 2009

Java User Groups

The W3C Social Web Incubator Group is organizing a free Bar Camp in the Santa Clara Sun Campus on November 2nd to foster a wide ranging discussion on the issues required to build the global Social Web. Imagine a world where everybody could participate easily in a distributed yet secure Social Web. In such a world every one will be able to control their own information, and every business would...
on Oct 26, 2009