How to get logged in User info on SP

Peter Schober peter.schober at
Thu Nov 13 14:38:47 EST 2014

* Atul Bhagwat <atulabhagwat at> [2014-11-13 20:08]:
> After successful authentication with IDP, I want to show info of currently
> loggedin user on my SP application.

Try accessing /Shibboleth.sso/Session on the SP's webserver.
And check the logs. The documentation tells you why.

Assuming the SP is on a suported platform and on something Unixoid:
/var/log/shibboleth/transaction.log should tell you about recieved

> Is there any configuration I am missing. I am connecting through LDAP:
>  <resolver:DataConnector id="myLDAP" xsi:type="dc:LDAPDirectory"
>         ldapURL="ldap://"
>         baseDN="ou=people,dc=example,dc=com"
>         principal="cn=Directory Manager"
>         principalCredential="****">
>         <dc:FilterTemplate>
>             <![CDATA[
>                 (uid=$requestContext.principalName)
>             ]]>
>         </dc:FilterTemplate>
>     </resolver:DataConnector>

That doesn't mean anything. You'll need to read more of the
documentation. Start with the links in the "IdP" box on:

Also, you don't give any technical details what's wrong, what you
tried, what the logs said (on either end, IDP or SP), etc.pp.

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