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About this Release

What's new in this release

WSO2 Identity Server version 5.5.0 is the successor of version 5.4.1. It contains the following new features and enhancements to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

For more information about GDPR compliance in WSO2 Identity Server, see General Data Protection Regulation

For a complete list of improvements and bug fixes available with this release, see the following links:

WUM updates

This section lists new features and improvements that are introduced to WSO2 IS 5.5.0 via WUM updates.

New feature or improvementThe date of the WUM update
Support to handle custom claims in a self contained access token with the JWT bearer grant type.Effective from the 6th of June 2018
Support to configure token issuer at the service provider level.Effective from the 15th of June 2018
eIDAS SAML Attribute Profile Support via WSO2 Identity Server.Effective from the 8th of July 2018

Support to change the default OIDC discovery endpoint path in WSO2 Identity Server to root <issuer>/.well-known/openid-configuration.

Effective from the 1st of August 2018
Support to select whether or not to append the userstore domain name to user roles depending on your requirement.Effective from the 1st of August 2018

Support to enable reCaptcha during the following account recovery scenarios:

Effective from the 25th of September 2018

Support to configure signing and digest algorithms for passive sts ws-federation single sign-on

Effective from the 7th of December 2018

Compatible versions

For information on the Carbon platform version and Carbon Kernel version of WSO2 IS 5.5.0, 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.

Known issues

All the open issues pertaining to WSO2 Identity Server are reported at the following locations: