The VMware vCloud® Air™ – Support for Identity Federation Getting Started Guide describes how vCloud Air supports identity federation to your preferred corporate Identity Provider solution through Security Assertion Markup Language version 2.0.

This information is intended for new vCloud Air customers.


If you already using the vCloud Air service, please contact vCloud Air support for additional details. For Technical Support, file a request through standard VMware process available at My VMware.

In addition to this document, see the following publications:

vCloud Director User's Guide

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0

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