IdP for Blackboard Connect

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Fri Aug 31 20:26:33 EDT 2012

On 8/31/12 8:02 PM, "Chad La Joie" <lajoie at> wrote:

>Well, if they implemented IdP-initiated SSO then they must be the IdP.

No, I'm sure they mean they hacked up a limited SP but didn't bother to
support requests.

>On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 4:47 PM, David Bantz <dabantz at> wrote:
>> My institution has contracted with Blackboard Connect ('BBC') for alert
>>and emergency communications services.
>> BBC implements "IdP-initiated" or unsolicited SSO.
>> Have any of you successfully connected this service with your
>>Shibboleth IdP for authN and willing to share how it's done?

IdP initiated SSO is documented here:

-- Scott

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