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Wayfinder uses the SAML DS protocol and as long as your SP software does too it is just a case of configuring it to use Wayfinder as the discovery service. Some common SPs are covered below:

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OpenAthens

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For both OpenAthens SP and OpenAthens Keystone, the procedure is the essentially the same.

Keystone

  1. Sign in to the publisher dashboard (https://sp.openathens.net

  2. Select the application in question and go to its discovery tab

  3. Scroll to the  discovery method section and select the radio button for Wayfinder

  4. Save changes

Keystone will start to use the hosted version of Wayfinder immediately. Keystone also has the option for you to embed Wayfinder into your site. See: Embedding OpenAthens Wayfinder

The OpenAthens federation will be updated automatically but if you are in any other federations they will have to update your metadata to include valid discovery return URLs before discovery will work: 

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<idpdisc:DiscoveryResponse Binding="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:profiles:SSO:idp-discovery-protocol" Location="http://connect.openathens.net/saml/2/auth" index="1"/>

See also: Discovery

OpenAthens SP

  1. Sign in to the publisher dashboard (https://sp.openathens.net)

  2. Select the application in question and go to its configuration tab

  3. Scroll to the  discovery method section and select the radio button for the central discovery service

  4. If it doesn't already say so in the box, enter https://wayfinder.openathens.net  

  5. Save changes

Keystone will start to use this discovery service immediately.

OpenAthens SP, as As with any configuration change, OpenAthens SP will need a webserver restart to pick up and start using the new settings.  

The OpenAthens federation will be updated automatically but if you are in any other federations they will have to update your metadata to include valid discovery return URLs before discovery will work: 

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For OpenAthens SP:
<idpdisc:DiscoveryResponse Binding="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:profiles:SSO:idp-discovery-protocol" Location="https://yourdomain.com/oa/disco-ret" index="1"/>"

For OpenAthens Keystone:
<idpdisc:DiscoveryResponse Binding="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:profiles:SSO:idp-discovery-protocol" Location="http://connect.openathens.net/saml/2/auth" index="1"/>

See also: Discovery

Shibboleth

You will need to do three things:

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