OpenSSO Admin Console
|Initial release||November 11, 2008|
|Stable release||8.0 Update 1 / May 15, 2009|
|Available in||English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese|
|Type||Identity and access management|
Announced by Sun Microsystems in July 2005, OpenSSO was based on Sun Java System Access Manager, and was the core of Sun's commercial access management and federation product, OpenSSO Enterprise (formerly Sun Access Manager and Sun Federation Manager).
Oracle completed their acquisition of Sun Microsystems in February 2010 and shortly thereafter removed OpenSSO downloads from their website in an unannounced policy change. OpenSSO was forked as OpenAM, developed and supported by ForgeRock.
In July 2008, Sun announced paid support for regular "Express" builds of OpenSSO. Sun’s stated intent was that Express builds would be released approximately every three months, allowing customers early access to new features.
In May 2009, shortly after Oracle's acquisition of Sun was announced, OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Update 1 was released.
- "Sun Microsystems Extends Leadership Position in Identity Management — First Vendor To Open Source Web Single Sign-On Technology". Sun Microsystems. 2005-07-13.
- "Sun Microsystems Announces Sun OpenSSO Express". Sun Microsystems. 2008-07-23.
- "Sun Microsystems Unveils OpenSSO Enterprise — Next-Generation Access Management, Federation and Secure Web Services Solution". Sun Microsystems. 2008-09-30.
- "Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Revenue Release (RR) is official". Sun Microsystems. 2008-11-11.
- "Winners of the Developer.com Product of the Year 2009 Are Announced". Developer.com. 2009-01-14.
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