Redirecting to Particular page(using target parameter) of SP using IDP initiated SSO

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Tue Dec 22 16:14:14 UTC 2020

On 12/22/20, 11:12 AM, "users on behalf of Christopher Bongaarts via users" <users-bounces at on behalf of users at> wrote:

>    Some SAML SP implementations may choose to treat the RelayState 
>    parameter (which for the Shib IdP is set using the "target" parameter on 
>    the Unsolicited endpoint) as an indication of where to send the user 
>    next, but that cannot be relied upon in general.

That's correct. It's also the case that the Shiibboleth SP will do it automatically, so there is absolute no way that the OP is doing what they claim to be or it's not a Shibboleth SP.

-- Scott

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