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You will need to know your OpenAthens domain name. This is usually the same as the scope registered against your domain organisation as seen on the organisation summary.

Metadata address:

SAML 2

 https://login.openathens.net

/

saml/2/metadata-idp/DOMAIN

SAML 1.1

 https://login.openathens.net/saml/
1
2/metadata-idp/DOMAIN

E.g. if your OpenAthens domain is institution.ac.uk, your SAML 2 metadata address will be:

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The metadata address should be sufficient for most SAML targets, however some may instead want you to specify endpoints, certificates and other data manually instead. If they do:

Endpoints / SSO address:
SAML 2https://login.openathens.net/saml/2/sso/DOMAIN
SAML 1.1https://login.openathens.net/saml/1/sso/DOMAIN
Certificate

This will be the x509 certificate in the metadata, topped and tailed as follows. This is sometimes called PEM format.

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This should be 'Redirect' rather than 'Post'.