The OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 core documentation set contains the following titles:
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Release Notes will be available online after the product is released. It gathers an assortment of last-minute information, including a description of what is new in this current release, known problems and limitations, installation notes, and how to report issues with the software or the documentation.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Technical Overview provides high level explanations of how OpenSSO Enterprise components work together to protect enterprise assets and web-based applications. It also explains basic concepts and terminology.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Deployment Planning Guide provides planning and deployment solutions for OpenSSO Enterprise based on the solution life cycle
The Deployment Example: Single Sign-On, Load Balancing and Failover Using Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 (this guide) provides instructions for building an OpenSSO solution incorporating authentication, authorization and access control. Procedures for load balancing and session failover are also included.
The Deployment Example: SAML v2 Using Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 provides instructions for building an OpenSSO solution incorporating SAML v2 federation. Installation and configuration procedures are included.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Installation and Configuration Guide provides information for installing and configuring OpenSSO Enterprise.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Performance Tuning Guide provides information on how to tune OpenSSO Enterprise and its related components for optimal performance.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Administration Guide describes administrative tasks such as how to create a realm and how to configure a policy. Most of the tasks described can be performed using the administration console as well as the famadm command line utilities.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Administration Reference is a guide containing information about the command line interfaces, configuration attributes, internal files, and error codes. This information is specifically formatted for easy searching.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Developer’s Guide offers information on how to customize OpenSSO Enterprise and integrate its functionality into an organization’s current technical infrastructure. It also contains details about the programmatic aspects of the product and its API.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 C API Reference for Application and Web Policy Agent Developers provides summaries of data types, structures, and functions that make up the public OpenSSO Enterprise C SDK for application and web agent development.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Java API Reference provides information about the implementation of Java packages in OpenSSO Enterprise.
The Sun OpenSSO Enterprise Policy Agent 3.0 User’s Guide for Web Agents and Sun OpenSSO Enterprise Policy Agent 3.0 User’s Guide for J2EE Agents provide an overview of the policy functionality and policy agents available for OpenSSO Enterprise.
Updates to the Release Notes and links to modifications of the core documentation can be found on the OpenSSO Enterprise page at docs.sun.com. Updated documents will be marked with a revision date.