Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer Exam

Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer Exam Tips

How to pass Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer Exam

My Experience

This was my fifth architect exam. I was searching online for this exam. In every post it was written that this is toughest exam from all architect exam. I too agree with all other posts that this is tougher as compare to other architect exam. Some of my friends also failed in this exam in first attempt. But still with good preparation you can crack this exam. Luckily and Credits to salesforce documentation I passed this exam in first attempt with very good score. I studied almost all links mentioned in resource guides. I will cover important topics at end of this post. My advice: Don’t get scared by this exam. Study all important topics, you can crack this exam easily.

Credential Overview

The Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer credential is designed for those who assess the architecture environment and requirements and design sound, scalable and high-performing solutions on the platform that meet the Single Sign-on (SSO) requirements. Candidates should have experience communicating solutions and design trade-offs to businesses and IT stakeholders.

Here are some examples of the concepts you should understand to pass the exam:

  • Understanding Configuration requirements of delegated authentication
  • Understanding configuration requirements of SAML
  • Knowledge of when to use IDP initiated vs. service provider initiated
  • Describing provisioning and de-provisioning related to SAML, Oauth, and OpenID Connect

Official Study Materials

Official Exam page
Official Exam Guide contains full exam outline
free self-directed resource guides which contains all important links

Important Topics

Create a Connected App
Digging Deeper into OAuth 2.0 in Salesforce
Enabling Single Sign-On with the Platform
Identity Provider Values
Salesforce Communities Licenses
Configure a Salesforce Authentication Provider
Best Practices and Tips for Implementing Single Sign-On
Single Sign-On with SAML on
My Domain
Scope Parameter Values
Single Sign-On
Inside OpenID Connect on
Configure SSO Across Multiple Salesforce Orgs
Secure Coding Single Sign On
Modify Session Security Settings
Configure SSO to Salesforce Using Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services as the Identity Provider
Setting Up the App Launcher (Salesforce Classic)
Social Single Sign-On with OpenID Connect
Configuring SSO for Mobile and Desktop Apps Using SAML and OAuth
Social Single Sign-On with OpenID Connect
OAuth Authentication
SAML Single Sign-On for Canvas Apps
Configuring SAML SSO for a Canvas App
Two-Factor Authentication
Seamless Authentication with Canvas
Customizing User Authentication with Login Flows
Deploying Single Sign-On and Identity for Employees, Customers, and Partners
How to Provision Salesforce Communities Users
About Just-in-Time Provisioning for SAML
Integrating Active Directory with Salesforce using Identity Connect
Salesforce memo Blog
alwaysablezard blog

Good Luck for exam 🙂

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