Before you begin
You can use the Federation Services > SAML 2.0 Service Provider page to configure this WebLogic Server instance as a SAML 2.0 Service Provider. A Service Provider is a SAML authority that can receive SAML assertions and extract identity information from those assertions. The identity information can then be mapped to local Subjects, and optionally groups as well, that can be authenticated.
To configure a server as a SAML 2.0 Service Provider:
For more information about publishing SAML 2.0 metadata, see Publishing and Distributing the Metadata File.
After you finish
Coordinate with your federated partners to ensure that the SAML bindings you have enabled for this SAML authority, as well as your requirements for signed documents, are compatible with your partners. For more information, see Create and Configure Web Single Sign-On Identity Provider Partners.