TCPListener in 2.4+

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Thu Aug 23 11:52:22 EDT 2012

* Jason Cameron <jbkc85 at> [2012-08-23 17:38]:
> I have ran into one other possibly documented change in the Shibboleth
> 2.4+, but I am not sure if I am understanding it correctly.  I am currently
> using the TCPListener on my Unix machine so I can share out the process ( 1
> physical and N logical SPs running) in the 2.3.1 version.  When I upgraded,
> anytime I simply put <TCPListener... > in the shibboleth2.xml it complains.

What's the error message?

>  Is this supposed to be <Listener type="TCPListener" .. > now?  I
> understand that on Unix systems it defaults to socket (where it can), and
> on Windows it defaults to the TCPListener, but I wanted to adjust this
> setting in the shibboleth2.xml document itself.

I just tried the latter and it worked exactly as described.

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