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Welcome to Apache CXF Fediz!
Fediz helps you secure your web applications by delegating security enforcement
to the underlying application server. With Fediz, authentication is externalized
from your web application to an identity provider installed as a dedicated server component.
The supported standard is WS-Federation 1.2 Passive Requestor Profile.
Fediz supports Claims Based Access Control beyond Role Based Access Control (RBAC).

Fediz includes the following feature set:

    WS-Federation 1.1/1.2
    SAML 1.1/2.0 Tokens
    Custom token support
    Publish WS-Federation Metadata document
    Role information encoded as AttributeStatement in SAML 1.1/2.0 tokens
    Claims information provided by FederationPrincipal interface

Export Notice
This distribution includes cryptographic software.  The country in 
which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import, 
possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of 
encryption software.  BEFORE using any encryption software, please 
check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the
import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to 
see if this is permitted.  See <http://www.wassenaar.org/> for more

The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and
Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity 
Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security
software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric
algorithms.  The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation
distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception
ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS 
Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object 
code and source code.

The following provides more details on the included cryptographic

Getting Started

For an Apache CXF Fediz source distribution, please read BUILDING.txt 
in this folder for instructions on building Apache CXF Fediz. 

For an Apache CXF Fediz binary distribution, please read release_notes.txt
for installation instructions and list of supported and unsupported 

Check the Fediz website for the latest news:

If you need more help try talking to us on our mailing lists:
If you find any issues with Fediz, please submit reports with JIRA here:

We welcome contributions, and encourage you to get involved in the CXF
community. If you'd like to learn more about how you can contribute, please

Thank you for using CXF Fediz!

The Apache CXF Team