Imagine a day when instead of setting up an account with each organization you do business with, you set up a single account, which all the parties can consult. Such a setup could be useful for federal agencies for a number of reasons. For one, federal employees often need to access systems and data held by agencies other than their own. For another, e-government initiatives involve people who often hold no government-recognized credentials. How does the government authenticate their identities?
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This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the SAML OASIS Standard. SAML provides an XML-based framework for creating and exchanging security information between online partners. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content.
A flexible and comprehensive open source, cross-domain, attribute-based web single-sign on system based on SAML 1.x and 2.0. Built on the OpenSAML libraries, a Java-based identity provider and native (C++) service provider are provided. The identity provider supports pluggability of both authentication and attribute sources and supports most of the core SAML SSO profiles and bindings. The service provider supports most popular web servers and enables seamless and loosely coupled integration of authentication and attribute data with applications without programming to product-specific APIs.
Open source libraries in Java and C++ providing core message, binding, and profile classes for implementing applications based on SAML 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0. Extensive design integration with the native Java and C++ programming models is provided. OpenSAML is a low-level toolkit that does not by itself implement full SAML profiles such as single sign-on, but can be used to simplify the implementation of such profiles. Provided under the standard Apache 2.0 license for use in any commercial or non-commercial code.
Symlabs Federated Identity Suite delivers the flexibility to create an identity management solution with Single Sign-On and Single Log-Out for nearly any environment. It is fully compliant with SAML (1.0, 1.1, & 2.0 including GSA profile) plus open Liberty Alliance standards (ID-WSF 2.0 & ID-FF 1.2), and also provides support for WS-Federation 1.0.