Zoho Help SP claims no metadata

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at osu.edu
Wed Jun 17 02:02:00 UTC 2020

On 6/16/20, 9:48 PM, "users on behalf of Baron Fujimoto" <users-bounces at shibboleth.net on behalf of baron at hawaii.edu> wrote:

> Ok, so if the SP wants a login URL, that's what they'd used. We can leave it to them to figure out how they want to
> present it to the user?

No, they will do nothing, I imagine. You have to put it somewhere.

> This whole thread started off because I didn't know what to do with an SP who will not provide metadata.

And the answer is that you have to construct it, and there's nothing unusual about that.

> After some digression which I think the gist of was, metadata is not technically required,

I saw nothing implying that in this thread, but it's untrue in any event.

> I tried to come to an understanding of unsolicited SSO. But now it seems like SP's metadata will be necessary after all for
> the IdP to provide attributes and/or a specific NameIDFormat? 

It's necessary, period, and has nothing to do with whether SSO is normal/solicited or not.

-- Scott

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