Used when there are multiple authentication possibilities.  SAMLDataSave will store the incoming saml request data in the session for later use. Often used in conjunction with Dispatch authenticator. 

Any new saml data coming in will overwrite the old data in the and will be handled as a new authentication attempt. 


Name Description Default value Mandatory
idpID The internal identifier of the idp used N/A Yes
nextAuthenticator The id of the authenticator to handle next step in the authentication process N/A Yes
sendSAMLResponseOnError Whether or not a SAMLResponse containing an error response should be sent back to the SP upon an internal authentication error. false No
strictValidation Whether or not additional validation checks should be made on the SAMLRequest. false No
resolveSAMLRequestProperties Whether or not request properties from the SAML AuthnRequest should be resolved before proceeding with the authentication. Typically used at the start of an authentication flow. false No

Example Configuration

    "alias": "SAMLDataSave",
    "name": "SAMLDataSave",
    "configuration": {
        "idpID": "idp",
        "nextAuthenticator": "dispatch"


One or more  authenticator configured.