OASIS Provisioning Services TC

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Providing an XML framework for managing the provisioning and allocation of identity information and system resources within and between organizations

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Participation in the OASIS Provisioning Services TC is open to all interested parties, including representatives of vendors that develop provisioning systems or intend to integrate with provisioning systems, as well as organizations that build custom provisioning solutions or are involved in identity management.

Contact member-services@oasis-open.org for more information on joining the TC.


The purpose of the OASIS Provisioning Services Technical Committee (PSTC) is to define an XML-based framework for exchanging user, resource, and service provisioning information.

For more information, see the TC Charter and FAQ

Technical Work Produced by the Committee

Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) Version 2 Errata, approved December 2007. SPMLv2 Errata are available in several formats:

Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) Version 2: Zip file containing the following specs, schemas, and profile documents:

  • OASIS Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) Version 2 (core specification)
  • OASIS Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) v2 - DSML v2 Profile
  • OASIS Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) v2 - XSD Profile

Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) v1.0, [OASIS 200306] containing the following core specification, binding, and XML Schema documents:

Wiki for OASIS Provisioning Services TC member collaboration

External Resources

Although not produced by the OASIS Provisioning Services TC, the following information offers useful insights into its work.

Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML) Ratified as OASIS Standard
OASIS News, 19 Nov 2003

Sun and Waveset Provide Identity Management Solution for PeopleSoft Using SPML
Cover Pages, 11 July 2003

OASIS Member Companies Host SPML Identity Management Interoperability Event
Cover Pages, 27 June 2003

OASIS TC Releases Committee Specifications for Service Provisioning Markup Language (SPML)
Cover Pages, 05 June 2003

OASIS Forms Provisioning Services Technical Committee to Standardize Automated Provisioning for Enterprise Resources,
OASIS News, 07 November 2001

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Additional Information

Past PSTC chairs and co-chairs:

  • Gary Cole, Oracle
  • Richard Sand, Skyworth TTG
  • Kent Spaulding, Sun
  • Jeff Bohren, BMC
  • Gavenraj Sodhi, CA
  • Darran Rolls, Sun

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