Mapping AD Groups to IBM Cloud Access Groups

I wrote a while ago about Identity Federation and the IBM Cloud, which is basically the ability to use your enterprise credentials to log into your IBM Cloud account. This works by IBM Cloud asking the enterprises Identity Provider (e.g. Active Directory / ADFS) and the Identity Provider passing back a SAML token which 'vouches' … Continue reading Mapping AD Groups to IBM Cloud Access Groups

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IBM Cloud Foundation Skills Series

One of the aims of my job at IBM is to help people use and understand IBM Cloud. The platform is a pretty big place, with lots of different services, so understanding them all and knowing how they fit together can be a challenge. To help, I'm leading the development of a series of Foundation … Continue reading IBM Cloud Foundation Skills Series

Help – My Machine is Locked Down and I Can’t Install the IBM Cloud CLI Tool (Part2)!

IN MY LAST POST, I talked about how the ‘ibmcloud’ CLI tool is useful for development but that I had encountered a number of clients where they had not been able to install it because of an enterprise-wide lockdown on their machines, which meant they could not install any software. To this end, I created … Continue reading Help – My Machine is Locked Down and I Can’t Install the IBM Cloud CLI Tool (Part2)!

Help – My Machine is Locked Down and I Can’t Install the IBM Cloud CLI Tool!

When it comes to development on the IBM Cloud, the ‘ibmcloud’ CLI tool is really useful. For those that are not familiar with the tool, it’s a package which you can install on your local machine, that gives you the ability to interact with the IBM Cloud from your local command line, without the need … Continue reading Help – My Machine is Locked Down and I Can’t Install the IBM Cloud CLI Tool!

IBM Cloud App ID Service now Provides App-to-App Authentication

THE IBM CLOUD is a great place to create secure applications and for a while now, the App ID service has been available to help developers easily add authentication into both web and mobile apps. There are lots of reasons why authentication is useful, for example it allows an app to store user preferences or … Continue reading IBM Cloud App ID Service now Provides App-to-App Authentication