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Open Source Identity Management Patterns and Practices Using OpenAM 10.x by Waylon Kenning

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Creating a SAML hosted identity provider

The steps for creating the identity provider are as follows:

  1. Log into OpenAM. Because a Fedlet uses SAML to communicate between the application and OpenAM, we'll need to create a SAML Hosted Identity Provider.
  2. Under Common Tasks in OpenAM, click on the Create Hosted Identity Provider button and you should see a screen as shown in the following screenshot:
    Creating a SAML hosted identity provider
  3. For our prototype, we have no existing file that describes the metadata to be transferred between OpenAM and an application, so leave the Do you have metadata for this provider option on the No radio button.
  4. In the metadata section, the first option is to enter ...

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