Shibboleth Third Party Integration
Mark K. Miller
max at psu.edu
Wed Nov 28 17:07:26 EST 2012
On Wed, 28 Nov 2012, Peter Schober wrote:
> * Abba Yadav <APY at usp.org> [2012-11-28 17:06]:
>> We are putting together a RFP document for a third party application
>> and want to make sure that it can integrate with our Shibboleth
>> IDp. What are the things that the third party cloud application
>> should support so that it can be integrated with Shibboleth?
> It should support all the SAML protocol bindings and profiles you
> intend on using,
Of course, there's more than just the technical details of SAML to achieve
Your IdP provides the data that represents identities and their
attributes. That representation must be clearly defined and agreed upon.
That's why the eduPerson schema is my friend!
Also, there is the whole trust framework between your IdP and the SPs that
offer the applications you want to use. In it's simplest form this is
"just" exchanging good metadata. (Oh, what an understatement!) This is
why I'm so happy to be a participant in the InCommon Federation.
Hope that helps,
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