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SAML V2.0 Metadata Extensions for Login and Discovery User Interface V1.0 published as a Committee Specification

OASIS Members,

We are pleased to announce the approval and publication of an OASIS Committee Specification (CS) by the members of the OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC [1]:

SAML V2.0 Metadata Extensions for Login and Discovery User Interface Version 1.0
Committee Specification 01
03 April 2012


This document defines a set of extensions to SAML metadata that provide information necessary for user agents to present effective user interfaces and, in the case of identity provider discovery, recommend appropriate choices to the user.

The prose specification document and related files are available here:

Editable Source (Authoritative):



Additional artifacts:
XML schema:

Distribution ZIP files
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:

Members of the OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC 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 at Committee Specification (CS) level 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] OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC

[2] Public reviews
15-day public review, 15 February 2012:
30-day public review, 13 October 2011:

[3] CS ballot