Sun Java System Access Manager 7 2005Q4 Technical Overview

SAML Service

SAML defines an eXtensible Markup Language (XML) framework to achieve interoperability across different vendor platforms that provide SAML assertions. SAML is an XML framework for exchanging security information over the Internet. Access Manager SAML Service consists of a web service interface, a SAML core component, and a SAML framework that web services can connect to.

The Access Manager SAML Service enables the following functionality: