Front-End Web & Mobile


Building ADFS Federation for your Web App using Amazon Cognito User Pools

March 31, 2023: An update to this post was published on the AWS Security Blog. Please see this post for the most up-to-date info. User authentication and authorization can be challenging when you’re building web and mobile apps. The challenges include handling user data and passwords, token-based authentication, federating identities from external identity providers (IdPs), […]

Amazon Cognito User Pools supports federation with SAML.

Last year, we launched SAML federation support for Amazon Cognito Identity. This feature enables you to get temporary scoped AWS credentials in exchange for a SAML response. Amazon Cognito Identity supports an API-based approach that requires you to parse the SAML response from the SAML IdP (Identity Provider) and call the Amazon Cognito Identity API with a […]