Table of Contents


  1. About the Security Guide
  2. Introduction to Informatica Security
  3. User Authentication
  4. LDAP Security Domains
  5. Kerberos Authentication
  6. Domain Security
  7. SAML Authentication for Informatica Web Applications
  8. Security Management in Informatica Administrator
  9. Users and Groups
  10. Privileges and Roles
  11. Permissions
  12. Audit Reports
  13. Command Line Privileges and Permissions
  14. Custom Roles
  15. Default List of Cipher Suites

SAML Authentication Overview

SAML Authentication Overview

You can configure Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) authentication for Informatica web applications.
Security Assertion Markup Language is an XML-based data format for exchanging authentication information between a service provider and an identity provider. In an Informatica domain, the Informatica web application is the service provider. Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 is the identity provider, which authenticates web application users with your organization's LDAP or Active Directory identity store.
SAML authentication cannot be used in an Informatica domain configured to use Kerberos authentication.

Updated October 10, 2019