OASIS SAML Glossary 2.0

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Title: Glossary for the OASIS Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) V2.0

Category: Authentication Protocol Specification

Date: 3/15/2005

Creator: OASIS

URL: http://docs.oasis-open.org/security/saml/v2.0/saml-glossary-2.0-os.pdf

Description: Glossary of terms used in SAML 2.0.

Privacy: Defines both transient and persistent pseudonym as mechanisms for privacy-preserving name identifiers.

Security: The document defines terms used in an information security standard.


Terms: Access, Access Control, Access Control Information, Access Rights, Account, Account Linkage, Active Role, Administrative Domain, Administrator, Affiliation, Assertion, Asserting Party, Attribute Authority, Attribute Assertion, Authentication, Authentication Assertion, Authentication Authority, Authorization, Authorization Decision, Authorization Decision Assertion, Back Channel, Binding, Credentials, End User, Federated Identity, Federate, Front Channel, Identifier, Identity, Identity Defederation, Identity Federation, Identity Provider, Initial SOAP Sender, Login, Logon, Sign-on, Logout, Logoff, Sign-off, Markup Language, Name Qualifier, Namespace, Party, Persistent Pseudonym, Policy Decision Point, Policy Enforcement Point, Principal, Principal Identity, Provider, Proxy, Proxy Server, Pull, Push, Relying Party, Requester, SAML Requester, Resource, Responder, SAML Responder, Role, SAML Authority, Security, Security Architecture, Security Assertion, Security Assertion Markup Language, SAML Artifact, Security Context, Security Domain, Security Policy, Security Policy Expression, Security Service, Service Provider, Session Authority, Session Participant, Site, Subject, System Entity, Entity, Time-out, Transient Pseudonym, Ultimate SOAP Receiver, User, Uniform Resource Identifier, URI Reference, XML Attribute, XML Element, XML Namespace