Integration of Discovery Service

Tom Scavo trscavo at
Wed May 6 07:52:50 EDT 2015

On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 9:08 PM, Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at> wrote:
> On 5/6/15, 1:02 AM, "Scott Koranda" <skoranda at> wrote:
>>While the EDS (at each SP) has worked well for us technically, our
>>users have come to us and asked that we deploy a centralized discovery
>>service instead. The Shibboleth CDS appeared to be the best choice at
>>the time we decided to move forward.
> What specifically about the CDS made it a better choice than running the
> EDS in a shared fashion?

ScottK, what is it about your current deployment that caused your
users to ask for a centralized discovery service? From a user
perspective, there are only two advantages I can think of: a central
cookie and consistent branding across apps. Is there something else?



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