Configuring <md:EntityDescriptor> ID attribute

Daniel Parry daniel at
Mon Feb 4 05:24:53 EST 2013

On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 10:18:57AM +0000, Ian Young wrote:
> On 4 Feb 2013, at 10:15, Daniel Parry <daniel at> wrote:
> > Can anyone tell me please whether it is possible and, if so, how to
> > configure the ID attribute that is used in the md:EntityDescriptor tag? This
> > is to avoid submitting duplicate ID's when registering sites at a
> > federation.
> XML IDs are only supposed to be unique within a given document.  As a result,
> a federation should be stripping or ignoring your ID attribute as part of
> registration, and it should not cause an issue.

Ah, thanks very much for the clarification Ian!

Best wishes,


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