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identity provider

An organization that authenticates a user on the Internet. See identity metasystem and OpenID.
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The user information and PIN code as an additional parameter are stored in an identity provider once ready for initiating communication in an OpenID-based environment.
The definition of SSO is defined as using it facility user authenticates only one time to home identity provider and logging in to access successive service providing service providers within the federated identity.
Furthermore, OpenID is considered to be a standard which facilitates single sign-on since the identity provider and the relaying party are not required to have a preset relationship.
OpenID enables users to choose their preferable identity providers in order to create accounts.
At the web server, the SAML identity provider module is installed to do the assertion issuance to the relying parties.
SLIM provides multi-protocol federated identity solution encompassing ID-FF 1.2 (certified in Oct 2004), ID-WSF 1.1 (certified in May 2005), and WS-Federation (interoperability demonstration in Burton Catalyst 2005) in Identity Provider, Service Provider, and Enhanced Client roles.
The latter allows a so-called identity provider to keep an end-user's actual identity anonymous by providing a covering identity.
23 July 2018 - California, US-based enterprise identity provider Okta, Inc.
The new integrations enable Quatrix enterprise customers to sign in to their accounts using their existing corporate Active Directory credentials or any other identity provider (i.e.
These social networking sites act as identity provider to their end users, who want an easy way to register without having to create and remember another username and password.
Centrify's Identity Broker capability connects servers deployed in the cloud to the customer's identity provider of choice - including Active Directory and LDAP directories -- without having to replicate complex identity infrastructure in the cloud or set up site-to-site VPNs or one-way trusts and Read Only Domain Controllers (RODCs).
Interestingly only 27 percent of business respondents believed formal accreditation of the identity provider was very important / essential, while 59 percent of IT users believe formal accreditation is very important / essential.

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