Get back user name

Joshua Hunter joshua at
Wed Dec 2 20:24:12 UTC 2020


The application is written in 4D ( It has its own internal web server (I think they acquired and integrated WebStar). 

I will take another look at the attribute resolver and filter.


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From: users [mailto:users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Peter Schober
Sent: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:13 PM
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Subject: Re: Get back user name

* Joshua Hunter <joshua at> [2020-12-02 19:39]:
> I know this is super basic, but I need some hand holding. We are going 
> to support SAML in our app. We will pass in the values via headers 
> (yes, I know, security, but there isn't any good integration with any 
> web server with our application framework).

Something that comes with its own web server? nodejs? golang?
(I don't know what you may not know about.)

> How can I get the user name entered in the IdP into the headers the SP 
> is providing to Apache?
> I can login via the IdP and get to our app. What I can't do is get the 
> username provided by the user into the headers.

Make your you've defined the attribute in the IDP's attribute-resolver.xml and released it in the attribute-filter.xml.
Before the aacli shows all the data going out as expected there's no point in even looking at the SP or HTTP Headers beyond the SP.

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