Liberty Alliance Version 1.0 Specification suite is comprised of the following documents:

PLEASE READ: Liberty Alliance Security Bulletin 11-Oct-2002

  • draft-liberty-version-1-errata-00.pdfDraft Liberty Errata is a document that lists errata in the Liberty v1.0 specification set. This is not an authoritative document, nor a final version, but a precursor for changes that will likely be included in a next revision of the Liberty v1 specification set.
  • liberty-architecture-overview-v1.0.pdfLiberty Architecture Overview is a non-normative architectural overview to Liberty that describes the protocols and offers policy and security guidance.
  • liberty-architecture-protocols-schemas-v1.0.pdf: Liberty Protocols and Schemas Specification defines the abstract protocols and XML schemas for Liberty.
  • liberty-architecture-bindings-and-profiles-v1.0.pdfLiberty Bindings and Profiles Specification defines concrete transport bindings and usage profiles for the abstract Liberty protocols.
  • liberty-architecture-authentication-context-v1.0.pdfLiberty Authentication Context Specification defines the authentication context schema, which is used to communicate information about an authentication event.
  • liberty-tech-glossary-v1.0.pdf: Liberty Glossary contains Liberty terminology.
  • liberty-architecture-impl-guidelines-v1.0.pdf: Liberty Architecture Implementation Guidelines provides non-normative implementation and deployment guidance for the various entities in a Liberty-enabled network.

Additionally, the XML Schema Definitions are provided: (1.99 Mb)contains the complete specification set, including errata edition 00. (Note: The zip file does not include the standalone XML Schema Definitions.)

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