F5 BIG-IP AGC Configuration Guides 2.0

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F5 BIG-IP Access Guided Configuration

Overview

Access Guided Configuration provides an easy way to create BIG-IP configurations for categories of Access use cases. Follow the steps below to work with Access Guided Configurations.

  1. Logon to the BIG-IP user interface and click Access -> Guided Configuration
  2. Select the Federation category.

Federation category includes various use cases requiring support for SAML. SAML use cases where BIG-IP acts as

  1. SAML Service Provider : Allows user to configure BIG-IP as Service Provider with optional Single Sign On.
  2. SAML Identity Provider for Applications : Allows user to configure BIG-IP as SAML Identity Provider for applications.

SAML IDP Connector

BIG-IP as SAML Service Provider can work with different vendor specific identity provider. Configuration guide specific to a vendor describes configuration details of such an identity provider.

SAML SaaS Applications

BIG-IP as SAML Identity Provider can work with different enterprise or cloud applications. Configuration guide specific to an application describes the configuration details of such an application.

Usage

Follow the instructions in on-line help to create configuration for a specific Federation use case. If you are configuring

  1. SAML Service Provider : Select template method for Identity Provider and refer to vendor specific identity provider configuration documenation.
  2. SAML Identity Provider for Applications : Select a template method for Saas Applications and refer to application specific configuration documentation.