Ability to pass custom params to IDP to get back on a HTTP-POST

Anand Somani meatforums at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 19:31:51 GMT 2012

You are right, just was not sure if this was a general SAML or
implementation specific question (since I am using Shibboleth Idp).


On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at osu.edu> wrote:

> On 1/20/12 2:01 PM, "Anand Somani" <meatforums at gmail.com> wrote:
> >But the problem is how to get the original application URL that triggered
> >the SP to do SSO. So one thought was to pass it as a query param to IDP
> >along with SAMLRequest and then hopefully get it back from IDP and then
> >use that to finally forward the user once it has been authorized. This
> >gives the SP an ability to be stateless and not having to remember where
> >the original URL.
> This is addressed in the relevant SAML bindings using RelayState. You
> should read the SAML standard if you're trying to implement something, and
> you wouldn't need to ask the question if you weren't. It's also not a
> Shibboleth question; there is a saml-dev list at OASIS for implementers to
> use.
> -- Scott
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