Basic question re configuration of Embedded Discovery Service

Keith Hazelton hazelton at
Fri Aug 24 11:33:08 EDT 2012

On Aug 24, 2012, at 10:18:17, Cantor, Scott wrote:

> On Aug 24, 2012, at 11:11 AM, "Keith Hazelton" <hazelton at> wrote:
>> Then copied the shibboleth-ds files to my Shib-protected directory, created a simple two-entity JSON formatted discovery feed file, discoData.  I'm at the stage of editing 
>> idpselect_config.js 
>> to set the value for this.dataSource
> Only the latter is really the intention. If you copy the files, then the package is meaningless for you, and the scripts wouldn't get updated by a patch. The files are meant to stay put and you use aliases to get to them.


>> My question is simple:  Where do I put that discoData file so that it will be found.  
> You don't, the feed comes from the SP. If you want to build your own for some reason then you change the feed path in the EDS config. But I didn't document the feed, not to date anyway.

Then I guess I should be looking at a custom WAYF/DS to do what I want rather than EDS, since I want to have an SP-specific set of IdPs.    --Keith

>> What location in my local file system corresponds to "/DiscoFeed"?
> None, same as the rest of those handlers, they're virtual locations.
> -- Scott
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