Issues NonParticipant using Federation Metadata?

Tom Scavo trscavo at
Wed Mar 21 13:55:58 EDT 2018

Hi Dan,

Coming back to this since I now have an alternative suggestion. See below.

On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Dan Malone <dmalone at> wrote:
> From this vendors documentation:
> IRBManager automatically accepts IdPs published in the InCommon Federation’s
> metadata list, and we can add other metadata sources upon request. Our
> security metadata XML is available at

Is this documentation online? If so, can you provide a link?

> On the SP side, the SP is consuming InCommon metadata and therefore can get
> our IDPs metadata given our entityID.
> On the IDP side, I consume their SP metadata directly (not via InCommon) and
> the SP entityID.
> Not all configured yet, but this seems like it should work.
> Am I missing anything?

No, you're not missing anything. There are multiple options that
roughly divide themselves into "trusted metadata" and "untrusted
metadata." I'm not sure how you ended up solving this problem but I
documented an option for untrusted metadata in the wiki:

If you have questions, let me know.


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