Modern authentication often takes place over the web and the Security Assertion Markup Language, SAML, allows browser-based single sign-on across a variety of systems. In this video, learn about the function of SAML.
- [Narrator] Modern authentication often takes place…over the web and the Security Assertion Markup Language,…SAML, allows browser based single sign on…across a variety of web systems.…There are three actors in a SAML request.…First, there is the end user who…wants to use web based services.…In SAML terms, the end user is known as the principal.…Second, there's the organization…providing the proof of identity,…usually, the end user's employer,…school, or other account provider.…
This organization is known as the identity provider.…Finally, there is the web based service…that the end user wishes to access.…This organization is known as the service provider.…Here's how web based single sign on works using SAML.…First, the end user, principal, requests access…to a resource from the service provider.…The service provider checks to see if the user…already has a logged in session,…and if so, just skips ahead and grants access.…
Let's follow the case where the user…is not already logged in however.…In this case, the service provider redirects the user…
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