Backend sites use the Authentication Token Management endpoint to validate the signature of a JSON Web Token (JWT)JSON Web Token (JWT)JWT An IETF standard container format for a JSON object used for the secure exchange of content, such as identity or entitlement information. To read the industry standard, see RFC 7519.


If you selected the Use context root as reserved resource base path check box on your PingAccess application, this feature creates an instance of any reserved PingAccess resources under the application’s context root. As such, the context root of the application needs to prepend the reserved context application root (/pa by default) in any file paths that reference it.

If the context root of your application is myApp, the path to the Authentication Token Management endpoint would be myApp/pa/authtoken/JWKS instead.