The OASIS ebXML Messaging Services TC  members have recently approved a Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 30-day public review:
SAML Conformance Clause for AS4/ebMS Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
04 September 2013
SAML conformance profile states how an ebMS3/AS4 MSH can support SAML in addition to the username/password and X.509 token profiles of WS-Security for authentication. The usage of the username/password and X.509 token profiles of WS-Security are defined in some detail in ebMS3 and AS4. SAML is included in ebMS3 but is not defined in detail. AS4 does not discuss SAML.
This document will define the use of SAML in ebMS3 and apply that to the scenarios addressed by AS4.
The ebXML Messaging Services Technical Committee designs Web Services-based messaging protocols for the transport, routing and packaging of B2B transactions.
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