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This document provides guidance for choosing an appropriate SAML software implementation for use in the InCommon Federation.

titleSAML V2.0 Implementation Profile

Conformance to the SAML V2.0 Implementation Profile for Federation Interoperability is strongly encouraged!

There are numerous commercial and open-source implementations of the SAML Web Browser SSO Profiles. In what follows, we apply two basic requirements that filter the set of implementations down to a small, manageable subset. There are other requirements that could be applied; the two chosen here are deemed most beneficial to InCommon Federation participants.