Nate Klingenstein ndk at
Fri May 23 16:41:54 EDT 2014


You will need to have some attribute mapping available for the inbound NameID, and that will be different for different kinds of NameID's.  There is no general answer because of that.  Once mapped, the NameID is available like any other attribute.

Here's the documentation on mapping it:

If you have a more specific question we can give you a more specific answer.


On May 23, 2014, at 1:55 PM, Hong Ye <hy93 at>

> Hi,
> I'm new to Shibboleth SP.  From Idp process log, I saw NameID was sent back in saml2 assertion's subject for my SP. But how can my SP get and use the nameID that was sent back from IDP? Is there any configuration need to be done in SP?
> Thanks,
> Hong
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