SP Simplified Protocol Configuration and artifact resolution

Peter Schober peter.schober at univie.ac.at
Wed Nov 23 12:14:19 GMT 2011

* Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at osu.edu> [2011-11-23 00:25]:
> You have to specify an acsIndex in the handler or on the URL or
> RequestMap. There's no other way to control the response. The index has to
> map to the *internal* index, and if you really want to use that, it's best
> to use an index far afield from anything else so it's explicitly under
> your control.
> To Peter's suggestion, the indexes in the metadata mean nothing to the SP
> and they rarely match the indexes it knows for endpoints. Which is why
> using acsByIndex is a bad idea and should really not be used with this SP.
> It just doesn't work with this design.

Sorry, I thought the IdP selected the protocol binding for the
response but of course the SP selects it for the authnRequest first.
Doing anything else but HTTP-POST still isn't fully clear to me but
I'd have to revisit this later with more than a few seconds time on my

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