force IdP to reload/fetch changed metadata from my SP

Nate Klingenstein ndk at
Tue May 14 17:05:06 EDT 2019


If the IdP were yours, yes, you can trigger metadata reloads of either individual sources or of the entire metadata resolver at whatever intervals you please.

Since the IdP is not yours, not really.  Your only real control would be to set a really punitive ValidUntil so that your metadata lasts only an hour, which would force the issue, but that leaves you little time to resolve any legitimate problems.  The best thing to do would be to talk to them and see if they'll up the frequency.

Take care,
-----Original message-----
> From: Marcus Schopen
> Sent: Tuesday, May 14 2019, 2:58 pm
> To: Shib Users
> Subject: force IdP to reload/fetch changed metadata from my SP
> Hi,
> is there a way to force the IdP to reload metadata from my SP?
> According to my logs the IdP checks every 3 hours for changes of my SP
> metadata. Is there a way from my side (as SP) to trigger a fetch or set
> a shorter interval (e.g. while test phases) in my metadata?
> Ciao!
> Marcus
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