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According to the XACML reference architecture, PIP (Policy Info Point) is the system entity that acts as a source of attribute values. Basically if there are missing attributes in the XACML request sent by PEP (Policy Enforcement Point), PIP would find them for the PDP (Policy Decision Point) to evaluate the policy.

This topic provides instructions on how to write a simple PIP attribute finder module to plug in to the WSO2 Identity Server. There are two ways that you can write a PIP attribute finder module.