WS-Federation .is an Identity Federation specification, developed by BEA Systems, BMC Software, CA Inc., IBM, Layer 7 Technologies, Microsoft, Novell, and VeriSign. Part of the larger Web Services Security framework, WS-Federation defines mechanisms for allowing disparate security realms to broker information on identities, identity attributes and authentication.
- WS-Federation 1.1 specification
- Whitepaper: Understanding WS-Federation
- Whitepaper: Federation of Identities in a Web Services world
The following draft specifications are associated with WS-Security:
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