MetadataProvider, Loading your own metadata?

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Tue Oct 1 15:40:38 EDT 2013

On 10/1/13 3:10 PM, "Zmuda, Matthew R" <Matthew.R.Zmuda at> wrote:

>Is it necessary to load your own metadata file in IDP relying-party.xml
>in MetadataProvider?
>I noticed our IDP config does load its own metadata which we share with
>our partners. However I don¹t understand why its there so I removed it
>and SSO seems to still work as expected.

There are some little used features that unfortunately rely on it but it's
unlikely you'd run into any of them. The other place it gets used is as
input to NameID format selection algorithm.

-- Scott

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