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titleUMA V0.9 exits public review; interop tests beginningtesting has begun


The three main UMA Version 0.9 specificationsUMA Core, OAuth Resource Set Registration, and UMA Claim Profiles – completed a 45-day public review period as of September 6, 2014. The UMA group is launching has launched interop testing shortly, and is holding an open implementors' meeting on the afternoon of October 29 at IIW XIX. To find out more, subscribe to the UMA-dev list. To learn about existing implementations that we know about, visit our Implementations page.


The purpose of the UMA Work Group (charter) is to develop specs that let an individual control the authorization of data sharing and service access made between online services on the individual's behalf, and to facilitate interoperable implementations of the specs. Read the spec, join the group, check out the implementations, test your interop, get involved!

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Recent webinars:


  • September 27: October 6: Interop testing has begun. Make sure to subscribe to the UMA-dev list to keep up on interop activities. If you're an implementor or thinking about it, join our interop planning call Sep 29!
  • August 20: Looking for a quick-reference way to understand UMA's relationship with the rest of the "Venn of authorization", including OAuth and OpenID Connect? See the Venn "infographic" slides (ppt, pdf).
  • August 17: Got a use case for UMA? Want help documenting a case study? See the new UMA case study worksheet PowerPoint slide deck, which can help you create a custom set of diagrams to describe your unique circumstances. Also see examples of other case studies on our dedicated Case Studies page.
  • July 24: Check out the latest entry on our Case Studies page: an industrial IoT authorization case study submitted by Intel. In the new Internet of Things, refrigerated shipping containers are resource servers and ships are clients.
  • May 14: UMA was one of the recipients of a European Identity Conference award today! Find the news on our Facebook page (and "like" us while you're at it).
  • Check out the "assembly cut" of the UMA demo video here. Thanks to Dazza Greenwood for being our video producer!
  • Chair: Eve Maler
  • Vice-Chair: Maciej Machulak
  • Full leadership team list
  • Read about Kantara leadership roles
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