WSO2 Identity Server 5.4.0 Released!

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WSO2 Identity Server 5.4.0 Released!

Jayanga Kaushalya

WSO2 Identity Server 5.4.0 Released!

WSO2 Identity Server team is pleased to announce the release of version 5.4.0 of the WSO2 Identity Server.

WSO2 Identity Server is an open source Identity and Entitlement 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 SPML.

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

  • SCIM 2 Inbound Provisioning Support (RFC 7643 and RFC 7644)

  • Dynamic Client Registration Management Support (RFC 7592)

  • Service Provider wise Token Expiration: Now an application owner can decide the token (access token and refresh token) expiration time for each service provider.

  • Support for self-contained access tokens: This will allow users to generate access tokens as self contained, self signed JWT tokens with user claims.

  • Support for OIDC Request Object. (

  • Service Provider wise SAML Encryption Algorithm configuration.

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

Known Issues

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

How You Can Contribute

Mailing Lists

Join our mailing list and correspond with the developers directly.

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User forum : StackOverflow

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. 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.

The WSO2 Identity and Access Management Team.

Jayanga Kaushalya
Senior Software Engineer
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