Is it necessary to use the HTTPS with SAML?
Article ID: 253305
CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration
CA Network Flow Analysis (NetQos / NFA)
Needs to know if is necessary to use the HTTPS with SAML
Release : 21.2
It is not necessary to use the HTTPS but highly recommendable because when doing credential stuff, it's always best to use HTTPS but again it is not required.
Please see How to Set Up SAML Authentication Guide