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When you are connecting to an application that is not part of a federation, you may need to supply that application with your metadata address. Metadata is available for both SAML 2 and the older SAML 1.1 standards. Where there is a choice, SAML 2 is the one to select. If the application is unclear, try SAML 2 first.

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:

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SAML 2 / SAML 1.1

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

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

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