Some thoughts about Shibboleth (from a deployer point of view)

Youssef GHORBAL youssef.ghorbal at
Mon Apr 11 04:14:17 EDT 2016

> On 10 Apr 2016, at 16:21, Tom Scavo <trscavo at> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 8:17 PM, Youssef  GHORBAL
> <youssef.ghorbal at> wrote:
>>        In the 3.x track, I’ve seen some “*.properties” files emerge with key value syntax that let you configure some aspects of the software (without even knowing that those are fed to beans). Is it something that will be generalized for other aspects of the configuration (metadata sources, attribute resolving/filtering etc) ?
> I can't speak to that (since I'm not a shib dev) but if you're looking
> for an abstraction layer, take a look at the GLUU server. It has a GUI
> for configuring Shibboleth. (Disclaimer: Never used it myself.)

My point is not CLI vs GUI. It’s for example you can perfectly configure an Apache (HTTPD) server without knowning C/C++, or a Jetty server without doing Java.


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