Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
is an XML-based, open-standard data format for exchanging authentication
and authorization data between parties, in particular, between an
identity provider (IdP) and a service provider. SAML is a product
of the OASIS Security Services Technical Committee.
a server profile.
The server profile identifies the external authentication
service and instructs the firewall how to connect to that authentication
service and access the authentication credentials for your users.
SAML Identity Provider
and enter a Profile
such as GP-User-Auth.
If this profile is for a firewall with multiple virtual
systems capability, select a virtual system or
Alternatively, if the IdP doesn’t provide
a metadata file,
the server profile and
then enter the connection and registration information.
to save the server
) Create an authentication profile.
The authentication profile specifies the server profile
for the portal or gateways to use when they authenticate users.
On a portal or gateway, you can assign one or more authentication
profiles in one or more
supports the pre-logon connect method that enables users to connect
and change their own expired passwords without administrative intervention
Access VPN with Pre-Logon) with GlobalProtect app 5.0 and