© Yvonne Wilson, Abhishek Hingnikar  2019
Y. Wilson, A. HingnikarSolving Identity Management in Modern Applicationshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5095-2_7

7. SAML 2.0

Yvonne Wilson1  and Abhishek Hingnikar2
San Francisco, CA, USA
London, UK

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

—George MacDonald, from The Marquis of Lossie (1877)

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0i is known for providing two important features, cross-domain single sign-on (SSO) and identity federation. SAML 2.0 has been adopted in many enterprise environments because it enabled the enterprise to have applications used by employees, customers, and partners delegate user authentication to a centralized enterprise identity provider. This gave ...

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