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Jans Config Api provides a central place to manage and configure jans modules. It helps in configuring auth-server, users, fido2 and scim modules.

Config API is a REST application that is developed using Weld 4.x (JSR-365) and JAX-RS. Its endpoints can be used to manage configuration and other properties of Jans Auth Server, which is an open-source OpenID Connect Provider (OP) and UMA Authorization Server (AS)


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Packaging and running the application#

The application can be packaged using ./mvnw package. It produces the jans-config-api.war file in the server/target directory. Be aware that all the dependencies are copied into the server/target/jans-config-api/WEB-INF/lib directory.


Jans Config API follow a flexible plugin architecture in which the new features can be added using extensions called plugins without altering the application itself. In this section, we will discuss the steps to develop and add plugins in Jans Config API. Refer here for more details.

Endpoints protection#

Config API endpoints are OAuth 2.0 protected. It supports simple bearer and JWT token. Learn more API endpoint protection using here.


Config API module monitoring related details here.

Last update: 2023-08-03
Created: 2022-09-02