To take advantage of rapid deployment and advanced testing capabilities during policy development, configure PingAuthorize Server in external PDP mode. In this mode, PingAuthorize Server forwards all policy requests to the Policy Editor, which acts as PingAuthorize Server’s PDP.

To get started with policy development, see Getting started with PingAuthorize (tutorials) or Loading a policy snapshot.


PingAuthorize Server does not function as expected without many of the Trust Framework entities defined by the defaultPolicies.SNAPSHOT file bundled with PingAuthorize Server. When developing new policies, begin by importing this snapshot and using it as the basis for your own customizations.

After developing your policies, deploy them using one of the following methods: