#SAML Conformance Clause for AS4/ebMS Version 1.0 published by #OASIS

We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of a new Committee Specification by the members of the OASIS ebXML Messaging Services TC:

SAML Conformance Clause for AS4/ebMS Version 1.0
Committee Specification 01
30 January 2014


The Committee Specification describes how an ebMS3/AS4 MSH can support SAML in addition to the username/password and X.509 token profiles of WS-Security for authentication. It defines the use of SAML in ebMS3 and applies that to the scenarios addressed by AS4.

The prose specification and related files are available here:

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Members of the ebXML Messaging Services TC [1] requested a Special Majority Vote to approve this specification as a Committee Specification. The specification had been released for public review as required by the TC Process [2]. The vote to approve as a Committee Specification passed [3], and the approved CS01 is now available online in the OASIS Library as referenced above.

Our congratulations to the TC on achieving this milestone.

========== Additional references:

[1] ebXML Messaging Services

[2] Public reviews:
30-day public review, 10 October 2013: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/members/201310/msg00003.html
- Comment resolution log: http://docs.oasis-open.org/ebxml-msg/ebms-v3.0-saml-conformance/v1.0/csp...

[3] Approval ballot:

Associated TC: 
ebXML Messaging Services
Associated MS: