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What is the difference between Multi Domain SSO and Federation?

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There are couple of differences and are listed below.

  • Multi domain SSO can happen if the applications are residing in different domains within same organization or a company. Federation happens if the applications are residing within same organization as well as between organizations. 
  • In Federation, there is a trust established between both the providers residing in different domains, whereas in Multi Domain SSO, trust is not established.
  • The mechanism used in MD – SSO is cookie and is SAML Assertion in case of Federation.
  • The attributes passed in the header cannot be encrypted OOTB in MD-SSO where as it can be digitally signed.
  • There is more of security involved along with interoperability in case of federation.

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