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PicketLink Federation

The Fed project provides the support for Federated Identity and Single Sign On type scenarios.

We provide support for technologies:

  1. Oasis SAML v2.0
  2. Oasis SAML v1.1
  3. Oasis WS-Trust v1.3
  4. OpenID

We have planned support for:

  1. OAuth

Servers Supported

We support deeper integration with the following JavaEE Application Server.

  • JBoss Application Server v5.0 onwards

We provide integration for

  • Apache Tomcat v5.5 onwards.

Additionally, most of our features are available for any JavaEE Servlet Containers.

Features

The following features are provided by the Fed component of PicketLink:

  • Federated Authentication and SSO using Oasis SAML v2.0.
  • Trusted Security System using a Security Token Server (STS) in an heterogeneous environment, using Oasis WS-Trust.
  • Decentralized user driven Identity support via OpenID.

Documentation

OpenID

  1. Open ID Integration With PicketLink

SAML v2.0 Support

Please start at the following starting point: SAML2 Support With PicketLink

The User Guide will provide information on the following:

  1. SAML2 Based Single Sign on in Apache Tomcat or JBoss Application Server (Follow User Guide)
  2. SAML2 Based Global LogOut in Apache Tomcat or JBoss Application Server (Follow User Guide)
  3. SAML2 Based Single Sign on in any Java EE Compliant Web Container
  4. SAML2 Based Global LogOut in any Java EE Compliant Web Container

WS-Trust Support

  1. PicketLink Security Token Service (STS)
  2. PicketLink STS -SAML Token Profile
  3. PicketLink STS - Writing a Token Provider
  4. Login Modules for Use With PicketLink STS

Related Information

Here we list some of the notable projects using PicketLink

  1. JBoss ESB SAML Support    (JBoss ESB)
  2. SAML Support in JBoss SEAM  (JBoss SEAM)