WSO2 Identity Server 5.5.0 Released!

The WSO2 Identity Server team is pleased to announce the release of WSO2
Identity Server version 5.5.0.

WSO2 Identity Server is an open source identity and access management
server. It supports a wide array of authentication protocols such as SAML
2.0 Web SSO, OAuth 2.0/1.0a, OpenID Connect, and WS-Federation Passive. It
supports role based authorization and fine grained authorization with XACML
2.0/3.0 while inbound/outbound provisioning is supported through SCIM and

WSO2 Identity Server is developed on top of the revolutionary WSO2 Carbon
platform, an OSGi based framework that provides seamless modularity to your
SOA solution via componentization.

All the major features have been developed as pluggable Carbon components.

You can download this distribution from

Online documentation is available at
How to Run

1. Extract the downloaded zip

2. Go to the bin directory in the extracted folder

3. Run the or wso2server.bat files as appropriate

4. If you need to start the OSGi console with the server, use the property
-DosgiConsole when starting the server.
New Features in this Release

WSO2 Identity Server version 5.5.0 is part of WSO2’s Spring 2018 Release
which includes new features and updates across all products, solutions, and
services, that together empower organizations to rapidly comply with GDPR

The following includes major GDPR related features provided in WSO2 IS 5.5.0


   Privacy Tool Kit - Supports removing references to a deleted user's
   identity as and when required.

   Personal Information Export Capability - End users can retrieve personal
   information stored in WSO2 Identity Server.

   Request Object Support - Ability to send authentication request
   parameters in a self-contained JWT.

   User Consent for Single-Sign-On - Provides users with choice and control
   over sharing their personal data.

   User Consent for Self Sign Up - Capability to provide consent during
   user self registration.

   Consent  Management API - Manage user consents for collecting and
   sharing user's personal information.

   Consent Purposes Management - An interactive UI to manage consent
   purposes/PII categories.

   Private Key JWT Client Authentication - Facilitating OAuth2 client
   authentication using a signed JWT.

This release includes functional improvements and fixes to the product. The
complete list of improvements and bug fixes available with the release can
be found at the following locations:


   5.5.0-RC2 fixes

   5.5.0-RC1 fixes

   5.5.0-Beta fixes

   5.5.0-Alpha3 fixes

   5.5.0-Alpha2 fixes

   5.5.0-Alpha fixes

   5.5.0-M4 fixes

   5.5.0-M3 fixes

   5.5.0-M2 fixes

   5.5.0-M1 fixes

Known Issues

All the open issues pertaining to WSO2 Identity Server are reported at the
following locations:

IS Runtime <>

IS Analytics <>
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Reporting Issues

We encourage you to report issues, documentation faults, and feature
requests regarding WSO2 Identity Server or in the Carbon base framework
through the public WSO2 Identity Server JIRA.

We are committed to ensure your enterprise middleware deployment is
completely supported from evaluation to production through a WSO2
Subscription. Our unique approach ensures that all support leverages our
open development methodology and is provided by the very same engineers who
build the technology. For more details and to take advantage of this unique
opportunity, visit <>

For more information about WSO2 Identity Server, please see or visit the WSO2 Oxygen
Tank developer portal for additional resources.

Thank you for your interest in WSO2 Identity Server.

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