Return trip from IdP after AuthN redirects to incorrect path
ianwalsh at uw.edu
Wed Aug 8 15:32:54 EDT 2018
One of the teams which runs Shibboleth SP here on Linux (currently 2.6.1,
they'll be upgrading soon) has run into a frustrating and difficult to
Intermittently, when navigating to a Shibboleth SP protected resource, the
user is redirected to the IdP for authentication but on the return trip
they end up at the base URL or a shortened URL path of the application
instead of the correct URL path.
User navigates to:
go to the IdP. auth, and then is redirected to
or sometimes just to https://depts.washington.edu.
According to that team the shibd logs don't show any kind of smoking gun.
Once this begins to occur it appears to continue until action is taken.
They have been restarting shibd to mitigate, which appears to work until it
occurs again, but that's not a sustainable solution.
Any thoughts are appreciated.
Identity & Access Management Specialist
UW Information Technology
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