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15-day Public Review for SAML V2.0 Change Notify Protocol Version 1.0

The OASIS Security Services TC [1] members have produced an updated Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 15-day public review:

SAML V2.0 Change Notify Protocol Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02
17 May 2011

Specification Overview:
The SAML V2.0 Change Notify Protocol describes request and response messages for informing SAML endpoints about available changes to subjects and attributes associated with subjects.

TC Description:
The Security Services TC continue developing a new number of feature enhancements of the SAML 2.0 OASIS Standard.

Public Review Period:
The public review starts 9 August 2011 and ends 24 August 2011. The specification was previously submitted for a 15-day public review on 4 April 2011 [2]. This 15-day review is limited in scope to changes made from the previous review. Changes are highlighted in the diff-marked PDF file [3].

This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.


The prose specification document and related files are available here:

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For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the prose specification and related files in a ZIP distribution file. You can download the ZIP file here:

Additional information about the specification and the OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC may be found at the TC’s public home page located at:

Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be accessed via the button labeled “Send A Comment” at the top of the TC public home page, or directly at:

Feedback submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC is publicly archived and can be viewed at:

All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with this public review of SAML V2.0 Change Notify Protocol Version 1.0, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [4] applicable especially [5] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member’s patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification. OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC’s work.
Additional references:
[1] OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC