IdP class not found exception

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Fri Sep 16 09:44:28 BST 2011

* Richard Allen < at> [2011-09-16 05:40]:
> I deployed the WAR into a Tomcat 7.0 server and got the stacktrace
> below on startup. After looking into the contents of the lib dir in
> the WAR it appeared that the Xerces jars from the 'endorsed' folder
> were not built into the jar so I stuffed them into the lib dir
> manually and tried starting Tomcat again, but I got the same error.

As Leif said, the endorsed jars need to be handled specially, which is
described in the documentation:
(First item in section "Required Configuration Changes")

This mage is linked to as item 1. on the installation documentation:

Also note that if you need to support SOAP requests (attribute
queries, mosty) with that IdP -- however unlikely -- the page above
also mentions that Tomcat7 is not supported yet.

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