customizing the login page for shibboleth

Riz Panjwani panjwani.riz at
Fri May 22 12:44:20 EDT 2015

Thanks Rod. That sounds good, but while I'm modifying the .jsp file, I'd
like to view the changes without having to install shibboleth idp over and
over again to see minor changes. Is there a way to do this?

On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 9:41 AM, Rod Widdowson <rdw at>

> > You should be able to find a war file called idp.war which, if expanded
> (jar xvf idp.war) will contain the login.jsp file you are looking for
> That’s tends to be a really bad idea because any change you make will be
> overwritten by an upgrade.  The login.jsp in the war file is the output of
> the build, what you want is the input file.
> > I'm not sure where to find " src/main/webapp/login.jsp within your IdP
> distribution package" in order to modify it.
> You will find this in the directory that you unpacked the tarball into.
> Edit that, run the build command to rebuild the war file.  Redploy it and
> test.
> /Rod
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