Persistent Assertion/Subject/NameID from LDAP Attribute

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Fri Aug 10 12:23:16 EDT 2012

On 8/10/12 12:19 PM, "Henry B. Hotz" <hotz at> wrote:
>I'm thinking the SP should be able to say what it supports and not get
>sent something that it doesn't. I'm *not* saying the rp preference
>shouldn't be there.  I agree that an IDP shouldn't be coerced into doing
>something counter to policy by an external input.

SPs that care generally want one format and should request that format in
the message. Otherwise they generally don't care.

>If the intersection of the two NameIDFormat spec's is null, the request
>should probably fail.  Consider that a feature request, not a bug report.
> ;-)

As far as I know that's how it works.

-- Scott

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