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OAuth 2.0 Tutorial 4: The SAML Grant Type

Define an OAuth interface that grants access based on a SAML assertion

Define an OAuth interface that grants access based on a SAML assertion

 

The Layer 7 OAuth Toolkit supports all the core grant types in the OAuth 2.0 specification, as well as the SAML Bearer extension grant type. The SAML Bearer extension allows validation of SAML tokens as a key part of granting an OAuth access token.

The Layer 7 OAuth Toolkit provides several constructs specifically for dealing with the SAML Bearer grant type. This video tutorial explores the SAML Bearer grant type implementation and reviews a SAML identity provider endpoint for generating assertions.