SP entityID from multiple metadata sources

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at osu.edu
Thu May 7 14:33:11 EDT 2015

On 5/7/15, 2:09 PM, "Paul Engle" <pengle at rice.edu> wrote:

>However, it was announced to the testers we'd be turning on SAML auth
>*today* for this service, and I was trying to see if there's any way I
>can make that happen. So my question is if it's at all feasible to set
>up a MetadataProvider for just this SP that would have the necessary
>update? Or will the same entityID appearing in two different MDProviders
>just cause confusion and unpredictable behavior?

Formally it's unspecified, practically speaking it will see the earliest match loaded. As an occasional tactical fix, it's fine, I just wouldn't rely on it long term.

A very nice improvement in V3 is that it logs dups.

-- Scott

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