How To Install and Configure SimpleSAMLphp for SAML Authentication

SimpleSAMLphp is an open-source PHP authentication application that provides support for SAML 2.0. SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) is a secure XML-based communication mechanism for exchanging authentication and authorization data. In this tutorial you’ll install SimpleSAMLphp and configure it to use a MySQL database as an authentication source. Choose your operating system below to get started.