1.5 Prerequisites/Preconditions

The Federated Internet Authentication Web Service Protocol uses services that are provided by external Web services to establish federated relationships between organizations. In order to operate, the protocol requires that the service provide the following:

  • The URL of a service that provides a Federation Metadata Document, as described in [WSFederation] section 3.1, with the fields and values as described in section 3.3.1.

  • The URL of a delegation management service that provides services, as described in section 3.1 or section 3.2.