OpenSAML.MetadataProvider.XML : exception loading remote resource : Invalid child element

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Thu Nov 13 07:37:31 EST 2014

* Henrik Sohlberg <henrik at> [2014-11-13 12:24]:
> The metadata can be found at

Jfyi, via IPv6 I never get back anything, via v4 I get the document
and it seems fine at this time (i.e., well-formed and schema valid).

Here's how you can check that for yourself:

> 2014-11-13 12:11:26 WARN OpenSAML.MetadataProvider.XML : trying
>   backup file, exception loading remote resource: Invalid child
>   element: {urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:metadata}SingleLogoutService
> 2014-11-13 12:11:26 INFO OpenSAML.MetadataProvider.XML : using local backup of remote resource

Seems it was not fine just before, as clearly the software says
there's an invalid element in there.

> 2014-11-13 12:11:26 ERROR XMLTooling.ParserPool : fatal error on
>   line 0, column 0, message: unable to open primary document entity
>   '.../shibboleth-sp/var/cache/shibboleth/skolfederation-trial.xml' 
> 2014-11-13 12:11:26 ERROR OpenSAML.MetadataProvider.XML : error
>   while loading resource
>   (.../shibboleth-sp/var/cache/shibboleth/skolfederation-trial.xml):
>   XML error(s) during parsing, check log for specifics

>From the context and path I would guess that this means the software
wasn't able to read the backup file either.
Maybe check file and directory permissions.

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