Sun Java System Federation Manager 7.0 is the first product to focus on quickly establishing and extending services. Federation Manager 7.0 is a first-generation product that accelerates the introduction of new, revenue-generating services by organizing hub-and-spoke partner networks into secure and trusted domains. Federation Manager allows companies to act as spokes (or service providers) by providing extensible, easy-to-deploy federation solutions. Key features of Federation Manager include:
Simplified deployment into existing internal technology infrastructures.
Leveraging of the trusted domain's hub for authentication, authorization, and security policies.
Support for all major federation protocols (Security Assertion Markup Language, Liberty Alliance Project).
Repeatable integration for low-cost, rapid rollout to multiple partners.
Extranet single sign-on.
Automated identity federation.
Centralized provider management.
Trusted domain management.
Liberty—based trusted authority and discovery/registry provider.
Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) assertion exchange.
Web services development framework.