Local Metadata Management Tools

Rainer Hoerbe rainer at hoerbe.at
Wed Feb 14 19:43:47 EST 2018

> Am 2018-02-15 um 01:58 schrieb Cantor, Scott <cantor.2 at osu.edu>:
> I'll add...
> Duke was talking about opening up their tool again I think on a recent IAM Online, but I wasn't there so that's third hand.
> Unicon's GUI for TIER looked very promising to me, though it's not initially built to be a distributed tool, it's for IdP Admins to manage one-off integrations themselves, but it does have some initial metadata management and upload capabilities.
> A key piece of any strategy going forward is [1], which is a great way to produce pre-cooked metadata from any tool and drop it into the IdP in a simple way that allows for real time refresh but also prevents one bad apple from breaking anything else.

Separating the metadata validation component from the SP and IDP and/or offering it as a separate service would be helpful, as there are a few rules that fail metadata but are not captured by other tools, such as pFF or SamlSchematron. 

- Rainer

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