Web Single Sign-On Metadata Exchange Protocol

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Web Single Sign-On Metadata Exchange Protocol is a Web Services and Federated identity specification, published by Microsoft and Sun Microsystems that defines mechanisms for a service to query an identity provider for metadata concerning the protocol suites it supports. The goal of this operation is to increase the ability of a given service to interoperate with a given identity provider.[1]

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  1. ^ Cover Pages: Microsoft and Sun Publish Web Single Sign-On (SSO) Identity Specifications