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WSO2 Identity Server - Extension Points - Part 1 - SAML

This is the first post of a series of post to come, to serve as a catalog of extension points available within WSO2 Identity Server as of IS 5.1.0 version which is to be released soon. Most of them are available in 5.0.0 version as well. We have quite a lot of flexibility provided for the users to shape Identity Server to serve exactly what they require via these extension points.
There are 2 types of extensions available in WSO2 Identity Server as of now. Most of these require a restart of the server in order to be effective, but can be configured dynamically without a restart of the server. Few of the extensions like UI theming can be made without a server restart. Drop the extension developed as an OSGI bundle, followed by a server restart,  configure it dynamically eg: custom user store managers Drop the extension developed as a Java component, configure in a configuration file, then restart the server. Configure it dynamically via the UI. eg: custom authenticators

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