Identity Provider Initiated Single Sign On - ADFS


We have recently implemented SSO using ADFS 2012

Thus far all of our SSO partners have supported Service Provider Initiated Single Sign on however we now have a new federation to create whereby they only support Indentity Provider Initiated Single Sign on.

Has anyone got any experience of implementing this? What is required?

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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Yes, of course, I can help you and solution is very simple. If you are still monitoring this question. Let me know, so we can start the discussion.
aidebAuthor Commented:
Hi Amit,

Yes I am.

I read about ADFS RelayState. Will that do what I am looking for?
AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
if I understand correctly, your SP doesn't have URL and you need to provide IDP URL to your user?
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aidebAuthor Commented:
Yes, that is my understanding
AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Here what you need do:

You need to combine your metadataurl with relay partner identifier value in your adfs. Example:

Your metadata URL:

Append this at the end (Case sensitive)

Final URL

Let me know the result.

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aidebAuthor Commented:

I will need to wait on the SP setting things up at their end to test.

I will let you know how I get on
AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
You can test with current SP also.
aidebAuthor Commented:
All up and running perfectly. Thanks!
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