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“Liberty Alliance (Version: 2.0 (Identity Web Services Framework))”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • Liberty Alliance Project
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor:
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: N/A

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Type of the IMS: N/A
  • Class of the IMS: Class 3

Supported languages

  • Germany: German
  • England: English

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Open

State of IMS deployment: Concept

Distribution of the IMS: N/A

Geographic scope: Global

Hard and software requirements of the IMS


Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)

>400.000 clients (2005 estimate, by Liberty Alliance), >150 member companies

Interoperability and supported standards

SAML 1.1

Server-side component(s)

Profile data is stored on different servers of service-providers. These can be connected in a “circle of trust”, so that linkability between certain profiles is possible.

Client-side component(s)

No local data-storage.

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

Single sign-on, "federated identities"

Main functionality

Single sign-on, federated identites

Purchase costs in EUR

N/A (N/A)

Flow charts of the IMS

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Screenshots of the IMS

Other file resources


Evaluator of the IMS

Christian Krause (ICPP)

General Comments (free text)

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