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Subject: Re: [saml-dev] I have created a sample SSO scenario; Am I understanding correctly how SAML is to be used?

On 5/9/06, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
> How would the airline service know that the user has clicked on the
> link?  The web page that contains the link is in the user's browser;
> the airline service has no way of knowing whether or not the user will
> follow the link.

Clicking on the link initiates an AuthnRequest to the airline's SSO
service.  The basic idea goes all the way back to the IdP-first
scenario of SAML 1.1.

Is there something I'm missing here?  Is there some reason why the SP
must initiate the request?  If not, this is a piece of cake. :-)


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