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An authentication service acts in the process of validating the identity of a user in the request of a service. This procedure is usually based on the exchange of credentials (passwords, certificates, etc.).


The requirements mentioned in this section are applicable from version 2.1.0 of SoftExpert Suite to its latest version.



It is an authentication service that provides a safe communication mechanism for the exchange of information between different organizations (Client, Identity provider, and Service provider).


Versions certified for this authentication type:


SAML 2.0



Released SAML protocol providers:

Microsoft ADFS

Microsoft AzureAD


For more information on the several authentication types, refer to the Directory and authentication service documentation.