Confluence and Shibboleth

Leif Johansson leifj at
Wed Aug 22 05:40:31 EDT 2012

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On 08/21/2012 11:01 PM, Abeer Ishtiaq wrote:
> All,
> I am new to the whole Shibboleth stuff. I have spent the last
> couple of days reading any and everything I can find on it and I am
> still unclear on some things. Here is what I am trying to do. I
> have confluence and another web application for which I want to
> implement SSO. The username information resides in Confluence. The
> idea was if the user is logged into confluence and clicked on this
> other website?s link from within Confluence they wouldn?t have to
> log in again. Shibboleth was suggested and sounded like the right
> solution, however, now I am not so sure. I read up on the
> Confluence Shibboleth Authenticator but that ends up making
> Confluence the SP. But if I configure it that way then what?s my 
> idp authenticating the users against since they are in
> confluence?s mysql database? has a crowd-plugin that does shib "the right way" - I've cc:ed
Klaus and Juhani who can point you in the right direction.

	Cheers Leif
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