2. Atomia Identity - Overview

2.1. Description

Atomia Identity is the service for Identity management in the Atomia Provisioning system.

It provides the following functionalities:

  • Claim-based, SAML, authentication and authorization.

  • Pluggable sources of claims.

  • Identity data management (name, address, email, etc.).

  • User and groups management.

2.2. Environment

Typically, Atomia Identity is used by several applications. These applications use the two main features of Atomia Identity:

  1. STS (Security Token Service) for SAML based authentication and authorization - this feature is used by all applications to authenticate and authorize users.

  2. User Management - this service is used by the central application to maintain the list of users and their properties.