Help with DiscoveryResponse Element

Antelmo Aguilar Antelmo.Aguilar.17 at
Fri Aug 7 12:44:13 EDT 2015

Hi Scott,

I believe I understand what you mean.  When the services were registered,
to InCommon, I did see a DiscoveryResponse field listed.  So I should just
add my DiscoveryResponse URL through there and i do not need to worry about
having it in my local shibboleth2.xml file?


On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 12:33 PM, Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at> wrote:

> On 8/7/15, 11:27 AM, "users on behalf of Antelmo Aguilar" <
> users-bounces at on behalf of Antelmo.Aguilar.17 at>
> wrote:
> >I believe I have everything setup correctly except the DiscoveryResponse
> element.  I am supposed to specify it, but I do not know where.
> That's part of your SAML metadata. If you're talking about InCommon,
> that's part of the metadata you can register there.
> > Also, I am confused on the format that I am supposed to declare it.  For
> example, it says that I should specify the location, does that mean I
> should declare the DiscoveryResponse element like this:
> You don't declare it at all unless you're authoring SAML metadata
> directly, and in that case the syntax you can find from the underlying
> specification that defined it. [1]
> I believe the SP will generate valid examples for this in the metadata it
> generates in any case.
> -- Scott
> [1]
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