This documentation is for WSO2 Identity Server 5.0.0. View documentation for the latest release.
Page Comparison - Working with User Stores (v.17 vs v.18) - Identity Server 5.0.0 - WSO2 Documentation

Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

user store is the database where information about the users and user roles is stored, including log-in name, password, first name, last name, and e-mail address. The user stores of all WSO2 Carbon-based products are embedded H2 databases except for WSO2 Identity Server, which has an embedded LDAP as its user store. In Carbon, permissions are stored in a separate database called the User Management database. The default User Management database is H2, but you can connect to external user stores as well. 

The embedded H2 database is suitable for development, testing, and some production environments. However, for most
Note
titleRecommendations regarding user stores

For enterprise production environments, we do not recommend this the embedded H2 database as a user store.

Also, WSO2 Identity Server is shipped with a default embedded ApacheDS. However, in a production environment, it is recommended to use an LDAP like OpenLDAP, due to scalability issues that exist with Apache DS.

...