IdP access to server environment variables
fox at washington.edu
Thu Sep 29 16:49:45 BST 2011
For the general case use getAttribute, e.g.
and omit the 'AJP_'.
On Thu, 29 Sep 2011, Christopher Bongaarts wrote:
> Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 08:47:34 -0700
> From: Christopher Bongaarts <cab at umn.edu>
> To: Shib Users <users at shibboleth.net>
> Reply-To: Shib Users <users at shibboleth.net>
> Subject: Re: IdP access to server environment variables
> 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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