Oracle Commerce Cloud enables you to integrate customer logins on your storefront with an external customer data store or identity management tool. For example, suppose you have an existing informational website with a large number of customer accounts. When you create a new Commerce Cloud site, you may want to provide existing customers with accounts on the commerce site.

Storefront Single Sign-On (SSO) is implemented using SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) 2.0, which is an open-standard XML-based data-exchange format. Before setting up storefront SSO, you should be familiar with SAML 2.0. For information about SAML 2.0, see:

The SAML 2.0 specification is available at:

Storefront Single Sign-On (SSO) provides two main benefits:

There are two ways you can use SSO on your storefront:

This section describes both of these configurations and how to set them. It includes the following topics:

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