UTF8 in asserted attribute values

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Thu Apr 3 13:57:18 EDT 2014

On Wed, 2 Apr 2014, Peter Schober wrote:

> * Peter Schober <peter.schober at univie.ac.at> [2014-04-02 20:49]:
>>>    https://wiki.surfnet.nl/display/OpenConext/Validating+SAML2+metadata
>>> to setup xmllint.  I also added the saml-schema-protocol-2.0.xsd to the
>>> catalog.  Here is what I get:
>>>    $ xmllint --noout --schema saml-schema-protocol-2.0.xsd saml-google.xml
>>>    saml-google.xml validates
>> How will looking at (and validating with xmllint) Google's SAML2.0
>> metadata show names/umlauts from your subjects?
> Sorry, I misread your mail wrt the above instructions from SURFnet.
> If saml-google.xml is the SAML assertion from the browser you should
> be good, I guess. Looking at the umlauts more closely in the XML with
> an editor probably won't hurt, though.
> -peter

I stopped releasing extra attributes to Google, and that fixed the 
problem.  I figured it would be fruitless to open a support ticket with 
Google on this.


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