How to Setup SSO with SAML v2

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4

How to Setup SSO with SAML v2

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Abstract

The intent of this guide is to explore the topic of SSO (Single Sign-On) with SAML v2 within Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 as well as provide a practical guide for setting up SSO with SAML in JBoss EAP 6. Essentially this guide is providing a deeper dive into what SSO with SAML v2 is as well as how to setup and configure it within JBoss EAP 6. Before reading this guide, users should read through the Security Architecture document for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 and have a solid understanding of the SSO and SAML v2 information presented in that document. This document also makes use of the JBoss EAP 6 CLI interface for performing configuration changes. For more information on using the CLI for both standalone JBoss EAP 6 instances as well as JBoss EAP 6 domains, please consult The Management CLI section of the Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 Administration and Configuration Guide. When completing this document, readers should have a solid, working understanding of SSO and SAML v2, how it relates to JBoss EAP 6, and how to configure it.