The <Organization> element in SAML metadata to provide information about the organization with legal responsibility for the entity, including the organization's legal name, preferred display name, and home page URL. InCommon supports the following child elements of the <Organization> element:

  • <OrganizationName>
  • <OrganizationDisplayName>
  • <OrganizationURL>

An example follows:

<!-- Organization Element for InCommon IdPs and SPs -->
  <OrganizationName xml:lang="en">Example University</OrganizationName>
  <OrganizationDisplayName xml:lang="en">Example University</OrganizationDisplayName>
  <OrganizationURL xml:lang="en"></OrganizationURL>

This information is vetted by InCommon and stored in the metadata for all of the organization's entities.

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