V3.2 how is idp.home set

M A Young m.a.young at durham.ac.uk
Tue Dec 22 11:38:01 EST 2015

On Tue, 22 Dec 2015, Stefan Santesson wrote:

> I have installations where I run more than one IdP on the server, and thus I also had a need to use an alternate folder.
> Running ubuntu and tomcat and the folder shibboleth321-idp, this is how I got it to work:
> In web.xml I added:
>     <context-param>
>         <param-name>idp.home</param-name>
>         <param-value>/opt/shibboleth321-idp</param-value>
>     </context-param>
> In my tomcat bin folder I added/edited the file setenv.sh to include the following line:
> export JAVA_OPTS="-Didp.home=/opt/shibboleth321-idp"
> I’m still not sure the web.xml edit is needed. I tried that first but it was not sufficient. I then added the setenv.sh line and it worked.

I have it set in the JAVA_OPTS environment but not in the web.xml file so 
the web.xml edit isn't needed.

	Michael Young

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