The most common scenario is to simply ask for a login while providing a resource to return the client to afterwards. Typically, this is the resource from which the redirect is generated.
|title||Request a Session and Return to https://sp.example.org/resource.asp||xml|
Another common case is to specify the IdP to use. This is a simple way to implement user selection of an IdP from among a small set, for example clicking on a choice of logos. Not coincidentally, the
SAMLDS handler is implemented by routing the result of the discovery process back to itself with the
entityID parameter set.
|title||Request a Session Using the IdP Named https://idp.example.org/idp/shibboleth||xml|