IDP Hang on startup due to LDAP

Daniel Fisher dfisher at
Tue Nov 6 15:19:10 EST 2012

On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at> wrote:
> On 11/4/12 8:15 AM, "Dan McLaughlin" <dmclaughlin at>
> wrote:
>>Is there a way to configure login.config and the attribute resolver to
>>stop the IDP from failing to start b/c one of your LDAP servers is down?
> No. I had to implement my own LDAP connector that uses a different set of
> pooling behavior to get it to fail fast. We tried to fix it in the code
> but the way the Spring components were initializing things, it wasn't
> practical for reasons I'm not sure I remember at this point.
> I believe my implementation is in the latest version of my SSO extension
> contribution, which is really just all of OSU's extensions.

I would appreciate it if one or both of you could capture your
requirements in a Jira issue. This could be first-class feature in the
future, but at the very least I want to make sure you can continue to
do what you're doing.

--Daniel Fisher

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