SSO for Developers

Who is this document for?

This document is targeted for administrators/developers considering SSO for their web service.

What are its benefits?

How does Sheridan implement SSO?

Sheridan uses the SAML v2.0 specification to implement Single Sign-On. This image illustrates the SAML flow nicely between SLATE and Sheridan College.

SAML transaction steps

We use the Shibboleth software to implement the SAML specification.

How do I configure my web service for SSO?

It depends on your service. It may support SAML natively or require plugins, packages, or source files to be installed and configured. Email regarding your service and a member from ICT will respond promptly and work with you to see what's involved.

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