Chapter 8Service Security with IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager

Product Overview

A federation refers to two or more organizations establishing trust relationships to facilitate direct integration of business. With a federated relationship, identity information and entitlements are shared and provisioned in a trusted fashion across partners. An authenticated user of one organization, called the identity provider, can access other federation partners, called service providers, seamlessly. Several forms of inter-organization interaction may occur in a service-oriented deployment. Regardless of the form of the interaction, establishing a trust relationship between the organizations is a key step in allowing inter-organization ...

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