RequestMap doesn't seem to be triggering Shib processing

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Thu Sep 25 15:43:42 EDT 2014

On 9/25/14, 12:11 PM, "Steven Carmody" <steven_carmody at> wrote:
>I now have a situation with an SP in the local Library where I have to
>use RequestMap. But, it seems that RequestMap processing is not
>detecting a match, and consequently not "protecting" the path.

That's why I would advise it never be used except on IIS.

>Bizarrely, "protection" works fine if I add a Location block to the
>shib.conf file that Shib supplies to apache. However, without that,
>apache/shib doesn't seem to recognize that this path should be protected
>by Shib. I've even turned up logging in native.logger to DEBUG on
>several of the items. Shib is recognizing Path name="test-override" when
>parsing the file on startup.

I don't know what you mean by startup; there is no logging at startup that
matters, what matters is what it logs for the request.

Either the hostname is wrong, or you have an Apache setting somewhere
that's overriding the setting in the map.

-- Scott

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