Shibboleth SP and cPanel

Yavor Yanakiev yy247 at
Thu Aug 30 12:12:46 EDT 2012

Thanks everybody for the response!
It seems like the only solution in this case is to have a real virtual server or to use FastCGI
and host the SP at some other place.

Yavor Yanakiev
Sr. Application Systems Developer

yy247 at

On Aug 30, 2012, at 11:49 AM, Cantor, Scott wrote:

> On 8/30/12 11:41 AM, "Yavor Yanakiev" <yy247 at> wrote:
>> Since it's a hosted environment I have very little control over the
>> Apache configuration.
> The SP is probably not the right solution in that case. It's targeted at
> the web server administrator, not somebody working on top. It isn't trying
> to be all things, I focus on non-hosted scenarios (or hosting where you
> just have full access).
> But it sounds like you would have to use the map, yes, and if it's not
> working, then you have a problem with the web server's config. That's why
> it's targeted at the person with control over that piece.
> Though in fairness, your web server is simply not operating correctly if
> it's not reporting the hostname accurately for requests. That's
> independent of the SP. There are just a lot of apps that don't care, and a
> lot of misconfigured web servers that are left broken. You can't get away
> with that here.
> -- Scott
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