SAML / Basics

Last update: 2015 Dec 11

SAML is a protocol to authenticate a user across several systems/services. The best description I found so far is (IMO):

“SAML is like building a nuclear reactor to light a lightbulb”.

So any good documentation is worth its weight in gold :-).

I’ve found several things to help us make an IDP and/or testing it better

To install an IDP: