Programmatically get Assertion for 3rd party resources

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Tue May 19 11:55:47 EDT 2015

On 5/19/15, 11:00 AM, "Kevin Flückiger" <kevin.flueckiger at> wrote:
>Now when I try to access resources from within my Application AWS wants me to first call a Method from their API called ‘AssumeRoleWithSAML’. This Method expects a SAML Assertion. The Assertion should look exactly like the Assertion I get when I do the unsolicited login. The question now is: How can my Application get this Assertion for AWS?

The assertion you get for your SP isn't usable for communication with other services, it doesn't have the right content and using it that way would be a violation of various SAML requirements.

-- Scott

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