AD FS requires the VMware Workspace ONE Access service provider (SP) metadata for federation. The SP metadata is an XML file that describes the capabilities and requirements of VMware Workspace ONE Access as a trusted service provider.


  1. Log in to the VMware Workspace ONE Access console.
  2. Select the Resources > Web Apps page.
    To display configuration options for the selected app, click the Settings button on the Catalog > Web Apps tab.
  3. Click Settings and then select SAML Metadata.
  4. Under the SAML Metadata section, next to Service Provider (SP) metadata, click the Copy URL link to copy the SP metadata URL to the clipboard. Paste and save the URL in a text file on your computer.

    Screen shot of the SAML Metadata section showing the Copy URL link
  5. Close the Settings page.