IdP access to server environment variables
cab at umn.edu
Thu Sep 29 16:47:34 BST 2011
Liam Hoekenga wrote:
> I find myself asking a question that I asked a couple of years ago.
> I'd like to access some environment variables set by our SSO for use
> in our IdP configuration.
> We're using mod_proxy and mod_proxy_ajp. I know that mod_proxy_ajp
> will forward any environment variable with the AJP_ prefix to tomcat.
> Is it then possible to access them? (Maybe
I don't know about the general case, but I was able to get at the Apache
REMOTE_USER and AUTH_TYPE from a login handler with:
String principalName = httpRequest.getRemoteUser();
String authType = httpRequest.getAuthType();
Our local SSO sets the AUTH_TYPE variable to distinguish authentication
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