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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?


Usually it's done by replacing direct link to the
https://www.CarRentalInc.com (SP)
with  https://www.AirlineInc.com/IdP/transfer?TARGET=https://www.CarRentalInc.com
It's called inter site transfer.


On 5/9/06, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
> >
> > Case 1: The user's first access is to the Airline's service:
> >
> > QUESTION: How does the car rental service identify to the airline the
> > person for which authentication information is requested?
> There's nothing that says the SP has to initiate the browser profile.
> Why not simply push an authentication assertion to the assertion
> consumer service when the user clicks on the car rental link at the
> IdP?
> Hi Tom,
> 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.  /Roger
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