XML Security, Manage identities more effectively with SPML
The objectives, architecture, and basic concepts of Service Provisioning Markup Language
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Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: January 05, 2005
Gain a basic understanding of what Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) is and how it works. After an explanation of SPML's role in the management of the identity lifecycle, this article guides you through an actual working SPML scenario, using OpenSPML. Along the way, the author explains the architecture and design of SPML. Ultimately, you learn to appreciate the usefulness of this technology, and are equipped to participate in the implementation of the standard.
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