You have a brilliant app in the cloud.
But how do you onboard users?
LDAP, user authentication and SSO for your apps
NimbusDS provides web + cloud application developers with ready and secure solutions for authenticating corporate users against MS AD / LDAP servers behind the firewall to retrieve required profile and other directory data. We also supply software for running web-enabled directories and SSO services in the cloud. Check out our solutions overview, explore our products section or just get in touch with us.
Web + mobile + cloud friendly
NimbusDS software is designed from the ground up to facilitate simple access and integration into web, mobile and cloud apps. It is made available as simple components that can be tailored and mixed to build a wide range of solutions:
- Create applications and mashups that access corporate directories straight from the browser or a smartphone device.
- Provide a scalable SSO service for a distributed web application.
- Run a replicated LDAP directory in the cloud accessible with JSON/HTTP.
- Supply your subscribers with an agent to automatically provision and synchronise users to your SaaS.
We observe industry standards
NimbusDS software works with any directory server that supports LDAP v3 such as Microsoft Active Directory, Novell eDirectory, OpenLDAP and OpenDJ. Virtual and federated directories are also supported. All web interfaces speak JSON and can seamlessly handle cross-domain requests by means of W3C CORS.
13 May 2013 The OAuth 2.0 SDK with OpenID Connect extensions for developing Java client and server applications was published to Maven Central. Within the next few weeks we're going to focus on updating the SDK to match the latest round of OIDC drafts. Stay tuned.
28 March 2013 Authenticated RSA encryption was added to the latest 2.13.0 release of the Nimbus JOSE + JWT library. It provides signing and encryption for arbitrary payloads and web tokens using lightweight JSON-based encoding, to be used in OpenID Connect and other web protocols and applications.
7 January 2013 Json2Ldap 3.0 is a major new release of the JSON service for seamless web access to LDAP directories. It brings supports for API keys, configuring multiple back-end LDAP servers for fail-over and round-robin operation as well as an implementation of the Virtual-List-View (VLV) ldap.search control.
13 December 2012 NimbusSSO 2.7 switches to compound session keys to accelerate common operations and to remove the dependency on JTA which required admins to provide filesystem access. More detailed messages in error responses should aid client-side development against the NimbusSSO web API. Read the release announcement for more information.
29 November 2012 The Java library for handling JSON Web Signatures and Encryption (JWS + JWE) received a small update to track the latests changes to the JOSE drafts as they were released by the IETF WG. Nimbus Directory Services is committed to continuing development of a Java implementation of the JOSE specs until they become official IETF RFCs.