Creates an identity provider (IdP) for role-based SSO.

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Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes CreateSAMLProvider

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to CreateSAMLProvider.

EncodedSAMLMetadataDocument String Yes PD94bWwgdmVy****

The metadata file, which is Base64 encoded.

The file is provided by an IdP that supports SAML 2.0.

SAMLProviderName String Yes test-provider

The name of the IdP.

The value can be up to 128 characters in length. The name can contain letters, digits, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscores (_). The name cannot start or end with periods (.), hyphens (-), or underscores (_).

Description String No This is a provider.

The description.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
RequestId String The ID of the request

The ID of the request.

SAMLProvider Struct

The information of the IdP.

Arn String acs:ram::177242285274****:saml-provider/test-provider

The Alibaba Cloud Resource Name (ARN) of the IdP.

CreateDate String 2020-10-22T02:37:05Z

The creation time.

Description String This is a provider.

The description.

SAMLProviderName String test-provider

The name of the IdP.

UpdateDate String 2020-10-22T02:51:20Z

The update time.

Examples

Sample requests

https://[Endpoint]/?Action=CreateSAMLProvider
EncodedSAMLMetadataDocument=PD94bWwgdmVy****
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

<CreateSAMLProviderResponse>
        <RequestId>E5EDDFD2-3654-4F9F-9780-4AE7D81823EF</RequestId>
        <SAMLProvider>
                <UpdateDate>2020-10-22T02:51:20Z</UpdateDate>
                <SAMLProviderName>test-provider</SAMLProviderName>
                <Description>This is a provider. </Description>
                <Arn>acs:ram::177242285274****:saml-provider/test-provider</Arn>
                <CreateDate>2020-10-22T02:37:05Z</CreateDate>
        </SAMLProvider>
</CreateSAMLProviderResponse>

JSON format

{
  "RequestId": "E5EDDFD2-3654-4F9F-9780-4AE7D81823EF",
  "SAMLProvider": {
    "UpdateDate": "2020-10-22T02:51:20Z",
    "SAMLProviderName": "test-provider",
    "Description": "This is a provider.",
    "Arn": "acs:ram::177242285274****:saml-provider/test-provider",
    "CreateDate": "2020-10-22T02:37:05Z"
  }
}

Error codes

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