IDP 2.4.1 ECP

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Tue May 19 22:47:47 EDT 2015

On 5/20/15, 2:27 AM, "MA Lanxin" <ma at> wrote:

>I am trying to get ECP working with IDP 2.4.1 based on SL6.5 and Apache. 
>I need to use LDAP authentication.
>I have copied the web.xml file from 
>to /opt/shibboleth-idp/conf/web.xml, I added the lines to web.xml

That is for use with container authentication in Tomcat. You don't use 
that with Apache authentication.

>I have made “RemoteUser” work successfully.  I added the lines in 

If it worked, then why are you adding this to Apache? Pick one. In fact, 
why are you using Apache at all?

>I get an server error.
>Here is the log in apache ssl_error_log
>[Wed May 20 10:00:12 2015] [crit] [client] configuration 
>error:  couldn't perform authentication. AuthType not set!: 

Well, yes, that's incorrect use of Apache. You can't do authentication 
there and not set AuthType.

-- Scott


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