For information about the authorization flow for a SAML authorization request, see SAML authorization requests.

The GET /{environmentId}/saml20/idp/sso operation initiates the SAML single sign-on action through a GET request. In the request URL, the SAMLRequest parameter contains the encoded SAML authorization request information.

In the request URL, the SAMLRequest parameter contains the encoded SAML authorization request information. Here is a sample SAML <AuthnRequest> in plain text:

<samlp:AuthnRequest Destination="https://auth.pingone.com/e1b1d03e-3463-4cfc-9708-32543093acb5/saml20/idp/sso" ID="I01_HYEnkEP4h6yfnKITWyDDfhBOIAL0aW7VEp1mSqXLstFZ2XueJy5M8VWRXa" IssueInstant="2020-02-25T05:43:56.329Z" Version="2.0" xmlns:samlp="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:protocol">
  <saml:Issuer xmlns:saml="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:assertion">http://pingone.com/565145b9-f52a-4fed-b114-5e97c5b35ea7</saml:Issuer>
</samlp:AuthnRequest>