Shibboleth SP & Okta IdP Redirect Looping

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Thu Aug 6 01:00:47 UTC 2020

On 8/5/20, 8:27 PM, "users on behalf of Paul Carroll" <users-bounces at on behalf of pcarroll at> wrote:

>  So I think that confirms the issue lies with the IdP.  I will log an issue with Okta.

More likely whoever set it up. Obviously people use Okta, it's not *this* broken. I'm sure it doesn't use metadata properly to check endpoints but it should be responding where it's asked to, or refuse to. It must have an "ignore request, use URL" mode and somebody fed it a bogus URL.

-- Scott

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