A good template configuration should include meaningful defaults that will make sense across specific types of applications and if possible, reference authentication policies via policy contracts.
  1. Select Templates to see a list of available templates.
  2. Click Add Template and select SAML from the initial screen. Click Next.
  3. Select the PingFederate environment that hosts the connection you want to use as a template, and then select the connection from the Connection list.

    Details regarding the connection display.
    Example of the Select SAML Connection screen, which shows that when you select a connection, details regarding that connection display in the window.
  4. To see the JSON for the SAML connection, click Review Configuration.
  5. Add a name and description for your template. This information will help application owners select the appropriate template.
  6. Select an icon to represent your template. The icon you choose will display with the template name and description.
  7. Click Save and Close.

    You will see the new template in the list of available application templates. Application owners will see the new template on the Select Template page, as shown in the following example.
    Example of the Select Template screen, which lists the templates available for application owners to use.