Gary Gwin ggwin at
Wed Sep 24 18:21:13 EDT 2014

Thanks Scott -- I'm clear now. I found this site useful to easily create 
a second test IdP:

After creating a test account, I added this <MetadataProvider> to 

<MetadataProvider type="XML" 
reloadInterval="180000" />

Uploaded my test Shibboleth SP metadata, restarted IIS, and viola!


On 9/24/2014 2:31 PM, Cantor, Scott wrote:
> On 9/24/14, 4:18 PM, "Gary Gwin" <ggwin at> wrote:
>> I'm following instructions in NativeSPAddIdP to add a second TestShib
>> IdP instance to a basic Windows/IIS 7 Shibboleth SP test configuration.
> Supporting additional IdPs in general is done by adding metadata for them,
> and that's all. This is mentioned at the top of the page you're looking at.
> I don't know what "second TestShib IdP instance" means in this context.
>> The default case works fine. The instructions suggest adding an
>> <Application> element like this:
> No, that would be a very, very unusual situation involving selectively
> altering an SP entityID based on the IdP, which is a really bad idea in
> general.
> -- Scott


Gary Gwin
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