Installation Guides

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for installing Shibboleth on a server are:

  • accurate network time
  • SSL enabled web server

Installation Guides

The Shibboleth wiki has guides for installing the Shibboleth Service Provider (SP) software onto different operating systems.

Note:  Shibboleth Service Provider v3.x has now been released (Aug 2018).  There is a newer version of the Shibboleth2.xml file that is for installations of SP3.x  Confusingly it's still called Shibboleth2.xml.

Configuration Files

Examples of the two configuration files which you'll need to edit are:

MSWord
shibboleth2.xml (Shibboleth SP 2.x) MSWord 2Kb

/etc/shibboleth/shibboleth2.xml (UNIX)

c:\opt\shibboleth\etc\shibboleth\shibboleth2.xml (Windows)

Replace serviceaddress with your service name.

MSWord
Shibboleth2.xml (Shibboleth SP 3.x) MSWord 5Kb

/etc/shibboleth/shibboleth2.xml (UNIX)

c:\opt\shibboleth\etc\shibboleth\shibboleth2.xml (Windows)

Replace serviceaddress with your service name and rename file to shibboleth2.xml

MSWord
attribute-map.xml MSWord 5Kb

/etc/shibboleth/attribute-map.xml (UNIX)

c:\opt\shibboleth\etc\shibboleth\attribute-map.xml (Windows)

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