Before moving into the PBKDF2 hashing algorithm, have a look at this article to have an understanding of Password Hashing which is a mandatory prerequisite.

PBKDF2 Hashing Algorithm

PBKDF2 is a Password-Based Key Derivation Function in which a key is generated from the Password. The generated key can be used as an encryption…


First of all, this article is not only for techies but also for everyone else who wants to know what happens to their passwords. Note that, any time your passwords can be cracked. So, let’s quickly dive into the concepts.

A simple approach of storing passwords is creating a database…


WSO2 Identity Server is shipped with a default H2 database. Even though this database contains the schema of all the information related to the WSO2 Identity Server, user-related information will not be stored in the schema of the H2 database.

Refer this doc to connect to the H2 database and…


Since WSO2 Identity Server is an Open Source platform, a large number of git issues will be raised by Users as well as Employees of WSO2. Suppose you have been assigned to an issue. There will be many repositories in GitHub regarding WSO2 IS. You can select a few of…

Nishothan Vettivel

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