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SAML 2 in SharePoint 2010

Out of the box, SharePoint 2010 as of yet only supports SAML 1.1. This is bad news if you, for example, were planning to use claims authentication and let the AppFabric Access Control Service (ACS) handle authentication. What can you do? Basically, create a custom authentication provider. Here are some links:

Also, follow the Wiki page at:

One response to “SAML 2 in SharePoint 2010

  1. Sahil Malik February 27, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Excellent post – ACS can do SAML 1.1 translation BTW. Also you can use ADFS if in case you don’t want to use ACS for SAML2.

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