Shibboleth SP and cPanel

Todd Piket Todd.Piket at
Thu Aug 30 11:26:18 EDT 2012

Yeah Scott, IIRC cPanel is generating the vhost configs.  You can modify the vhost config template though, if you're the guy who installs cPanel that is.


Todd Piket, Information Technology Services
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
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On Aug 30, 2012, at 10:13 AM, Cantor, Scott wrote:

> On 8/30/12 10:46 AM, "Yavor Yanakiev" <yy247 at> wrote:
>> My impression is that Shib fails to map the request to the proper virtual
>> host.
> All I can tell you is that Shibboleth simply relies on your web server to
> map requests. If that's not working, then your web server isn't configured
> correctly.
> It shouldn't have anything to do with the other modules, although my
> recollection is that Drupal can do some path rewriting that causes issues.
> But I wouldn't think it would affect the vhost.
> Again, you shouldn't need to use the RequestMap in any case. Whatever
> you're trying to do you can set in the VirtualHost blocks via Location or
> similar config buckets in Apache.
> You might want to use the RequestMap if these modules are automating the
> generation of virtual hosts in Apache and you want to stay out of those
> files. At that point you'd better have canonical naming on, but it should
> work.
> -- Scott
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