After reading the great blog from Nikola Simeonov about the ‘Competitive Advantages of the Identity Provider Delivered by SAP‘, I have been looking at opportunities to use the technology that the SAP Identity Provider (IDP) provides for both SAP & non-SAP scenarios. This blog shows a common use case for enabling SAML 2.0 federated users access to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Management Console via the SAP Identity Provider.

How to use SAP Identity Provider for SSO to the AWS Management Console

http://public.s3.s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/how-to-use-the-sap-identity-provider-for-sso-to-the-aws-management-console_v2.pdf

The how-to will show you have to configure Amazon Web Services as a trusted provider

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And once done you will be able to logon to Amazon Web Services with Single Sign On i.e.

https://<hostname>/saml2/idp/sso?saml2sp=urn:amazon:webservices&RelayState=<region>

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Hope its of help
Craig

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