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Open Source Identity Management Patterns and Practices Using OpenAM 10.x by Waylon Kenning

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Testing distributed authentication

We need to create a specially crafted URL to test if distributed authentication is working successfully. This URL will look like:

PROTOCOL://DISTAUTH:PORT/DEPLOYMENT-URI/UI/Login?goto=PROTECTEDCONTENT

Testing distributed authentication

A more practical example is http://dmz.kenning.co.nz:10080/openam-distauth/UI/Login?goto=http://apache.kenning.co.nz/xampp/phpinfo.php. This will log in a user at the distributed authentication application and then immediately (or with another redirect to cdcservlet, if the policy agent is running on a different domain) redirect them to a protected page on a policy agent protected web server.

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