What is new in this release
WSO2 Identity Server (WSO2 IS) version 5.6.0 is the successor of version 5.5.0, and contains the following new features and enhancements:
- UI Based JSON Web Token (JWT) configuration support to generate JWT tokens compatible with the Eclipse MicroProfile JWT RBAC Security specification.
- Support to validate JWTs based on JSON web key set (JWKS).
- SAML artifact binding support for SAML Identity provider.
This section lists new features and improvements that are introduced to WSO2 IS 5.6.0 via WUM updates.
|New feature or improvement||The date of the WUM update|
|Support to select how you want to prompt for credentials at the time of JIT provisioning with a federated identity provider.||Effective from the 1st of August 2018|
|Support to customize just-in-time provisioning user interfaces.||Effective from the 1st of August 2018|
|Support to configure a proxy host and a proxy port for SAML artifact binding.||Effective from the 23rd of September 2018|
|Effective from the 7th of December 2018|
For information on the Carbon platform version and Carbon Kernel version of WSO2 IS 5.6.0, see the Release Matrix.
All WSO2 products that are based on a specific Carbon Kernel version are expected to be compatible with each other. If you come across any compatibility issue, contact team WSO2.
For a complete list of improvements and bug fixes available with this release, see WSO2 IS 5.6.0 - Fixed Issues.