Step-by-Step Guide to Implementing IdP-Initiated SAML SSO in .NET Core

Ibrahim Jaber
4 min readMar 2, 2023

As businesses continue to adopt cloud-based software solutions, managing multiple user accounts and passwords can become an overwhelming task. One way to simplify this process is by implementing Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication. In this blog post, we will walk through how to implement IdP-initiated SSO using the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) protocol in a .NET Core application using C#.

To make things easier, we will be using a third-party NuGet package called Kentor.AuthServices to implement the…

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Ibrahim Jaber

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