User Account and Authentication
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This topic provides an overview of the User Account and Authentication (UAA) documentation.
UAA is an open-source identity server project under the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
UAA provides enterprise scale identity management features and identity-based security for apps and APIs. It supports open standards for authentication and authorization.
For more information, see the UAA repository on GitHub.
These topics present an overview of how UAA works and a discussion of key concepts:
UAA Overview: Explains the purpose and architecture of UAA.
UAA Concepts: Explains some of the high-level concepts behind UAA.
Identity Providers in UAA: Explains how different types of identity providers (IDPs) interact with UAA.
UAA Performance Metrics: Identifies and describes global, Virtual Machine (VM), and JVM (Java Virtual Machine) metrics.
UAA also has a public API. For more information, see the UAA API documentation.