Sun Java System SAML v2 Plug-in for Federation Services User's Guide

Assertion Consumer Page

The spAssertionConsumer.jsp processes the responses that a service provider receives from an identity provider. When a service provider wants to authenticate a user, it sends an authentication request to an identity provider. The AuthnRequest asks that the identity provider return a Response containing one or more assertions. The spAssertionConsumer.jsp receives and parses the Response (or an artifact representing it). The endpoint for this JSP is protocol://host:port/service-deploy-uri/Consumer. Some ways in which the spAssertionConsumer.jsp can be customized include: