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SAML Credential Mapping Provider V2: Provider Specific

Configuration Options     Related Tasks     Related Topics

Use this page to configure provider-specific information for this SAML Credential Mapping Version 2 provider.

Configuration Options

Name Description
Signing Key Alias

The alias used to retrieve from the keystore the key that is used to sign assertions.

MBean Attribute:

Signing Key Pass Phrase

The credential (password) used to retrieve from the keystore the keys used to sign assertions.

MBean Attribute:

Default Name Mapper Class Name

The name of the Java class that maps Subjects to SAML Assertion name information. When no mapper is specified, the default mapper implementation is used.

When you configure a SAML Relying Party, using the Management tab, you can set a Name Mapper Class specific to that Relying Party, which will override the default value you set here.

MBean Attribute:

Name Qualifier

The Name Qualifier value used by the Name Mapper.

The value of the Name Qualifier is the security or administrative domain that qualifies the name of the subject. This provides a means to federate names from disparate user stores while avoiding the possibility of subject name collision.

MBean Attribute:

Default Time To Live

Time in seconds that, by default, an assertion should remain valid.

If the value is zero, then assertions have an infinite lifetime. Using assertions with an infinite lifetime is not recommended, however.

MBean Attribute:

Minimum value: 0

Default Time To Live Offset

A time factor you can use to allow the Credential Mapper to compensate for clock differences between the source and destination sites. The value is a positive or negative integer representing seconds.

Normally, an assertion is valid from the NotBefore time, which defaults to (roughly) the time the assertion was generated, until the NotOnOrAfter time, which is calculated as (NotBefore + TimeToLive). This value is a positive or negative integer indicating how many seconds before or after "now" the assertions NotBefore should be set to. If you set a value for DefaultTimeToLiveDelta, then the assertion lifetime is still calculated as (NotBefore + TimeToLive), but the NotBefore value is set to (now + TimeToLiveDelta). So, an assertion might have a two minute (120 second) lifetime that starts thirty seconds ago, or starts one minute from now. This allows the Credential Mapper to compensate for clock differences between the source and destination sites. The default can be overridden for specific assertions.

MBean Attribute:

Minimum Parser Pool Size

The minimum number of parsers to maintain in the parser pool.

MBean Attribute:

Minimum value: 0

Changes take effect after you redeploy the module or restart the server.

Cred Cache Size

The size of the cache used to store assertion credentials.

The cache stores assertion credentials so that requests for the same assertion may return a result from cache, rather than generate a new assertion. This can improve performance in cases where an application may make multiple requests for the same assertion, for the same user, within a short period of time.

MBean Attribute:

Minimum value: 0

Cred Cache Min Viable TTL

If an entry in the cache has less time to live than this value, the corresponding assertion will not be used. Instead, a new assertion will be generated.

This attribute avoids the situation where an assertion is returned from the cache but expires before it can be evaluated at its destination. If the cached assertion's remaining time-to-live is too short, it will not be used.

MBean Attribute:

Minimum value: 0

Issuer URI

The Issuer URI (name) of this SAML Authority.

MBean Attribute:

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