User Account and Authentication
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User Account and Authentication (UAA) is an open-source identity server project under the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
UAA provides enterprise scale identity management features and identity-based security for apps and APIs. It supports open standards for authentication and authorization.
The following topics present an overview of how UAA works and a discussion of key concepts:
User Account and Authentication overview: Explains the purpose and architecture of UAA.
User Account and Authentication concepts: Explains some of the high-level concepts behind UAA.
Identity providers in UAA: Explains how different types of identity providers (IDPs) interact with UAA.
UAA performance metrics: Identifies and describes global, Virtual Machine (VM), and JVM (Java Virtual Machine) metrics.