Prerequisites for installing Shibboleth on a server are:
- accurate network time
- SSL enabled web server
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 There is a newer version of the Shibboleth2.xml file that is for installations of SP3.x Confusingly it's still called Shibboleth2.xml.
Examples of the two configuration files which you'll need to edit are:
shibboleth2.xml (Shibboleth SP 2.x) MSWord 2Kb
Replace serviceaddress with your service name.
Shibboleth2.xml (Shibboleth SP 3.x) MSWord 5Kb
Replace serviceaddress with your service name and rename file to shibboleth2.xml
attribute-map.xml MSWord 5Kb