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PingFederate LinkedIn Cloud Identity Connector User's Guide 2.0

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Introduction

The LinkedIn Cloud Identity Connector includes an identity provider (IdP) adapter that allows PingFederate to use the LinkedIn authentication web service as an identity provider (IdP). This allows a service provider (SP) to pass authentication requests through PingFederate to LinkedIn. As a result, users can sign on to LinkedIn to access web applications in the SP domain.

For example, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider can use the LinkedIn IdP Adapter to provide customers with direct SSO access to its applications. In addition, a service provider can use LinkedIn credentials for secure, standards-based SSO to services in other local domains or at partner sites by using the adapter in an SP partner connection.

For more information about identity-federation standards and partner connections, see Supported standards in the PingFederate Administrator’s Manual.

Tags Capability > Single Sign On; Hosting Environment > On-Premises; Product > Adapters and Integration Kits; Product > Adapters and Integration Kits > Cloud Identity Connectors