IdPv3 authenticating against Office 365

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Wed May 18 22:01:20 EDT 2016

On 5/18/16, 5:04 PM, "users on behalf of Yan Juras" <users-bounces at on behalf of yan.juras at> wrote:
>I’ve been asked to explore using Office 365  as an authentication and attribute source for
> our IdP so that we can move away from needing to provision and maintain accounts for our
> students. Ideally, I’d like to authenticate using the Office 365 username and password,
> and be able to pull a basic set of attributes from Office 365 (givenName, sn, displayName,
> email/eppn) for use/release by the IdP.

That's a new one. I didn't realize they really had accounts there unless you provisioned them.

>Is anyone aware of a way to do this?

Not without writing code, and in that case there are probably a dozen ways, writing a JAAS module being probably the simplest.

-- Scott

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