user registration service provider application

Marcus Schopen lists at
Thu May 16 12:03:08 EDT 2019

Am Dienstag, den 07.05.2019, 10:47 +0200 schrieb Peter Schober:
> * Marcus Schopen <lists at> [2019-05-07 10:27]:
> > Thank you. I'll give flask and python-saml a try.
> For a simple provisioning call you don't need a full-blown WSGI
> server, a CGI would suffice. So flask is overkill IMO, but YMMV.
> And of course for the purpose of this list you wouldn't use
> python-saml but the Shibboleth SP software instead, that's usable
> with
> any server-based framework, including Pythonic ones.
> (Also, if you decided to code your application not only specific to
> the API of the app you intend to provision accounts to -- which is
> unavoidable -- but also specific to the API of a python-based SAML
> implementation, I'd use pysaml2 instead, as that's very likely the
> more/most capable SAML implementation available in Python.)

Peter, again thank you for your time. I use Apache's mod_shib now,
which works very well and flexibly and separates the authentication
from the application. I'm happy with that.


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