Skip to Content.
Sympa Menu

metadata-support - Re: [Metadata-Support] significant slowdown in XML Signature validation

Subject: InCommon metadata support

List archive

Re: [Metadata-Support] significant slowdown in XML Signature validation

Chronological Thread 
  • From: Tom Scavo <>
  • To: "" <>
  • Subject: Re: [Metadata-Support] significant slowdown in XML Signature validation
  • Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:05:32 -0500

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 10:42 AM, Jeffrey Eaton
> On Feb 23, 2016, at 10:18 AM, Tom Scavo
> <>
> wrote:
>> For the CMU SPs that interoperate with the CMU IdP only, would a
>> single entity descriptor help? As an example, consider this metadata
>> served from mdq-beta:
>> If we provided a production version of the above metadata, would you
>> find that useful?
> That certainly would be preferable to consuming the full metadata file for
> those SPs which only need one single IDP. I may still end up going down the
> path of having my own IDP metadata files signed and served locally, so that
> I can have various combinations of files (ones with our test IDP, ones with
> and which serves as our social
> gateway, ones with our CS department's IDP which is not in InCommon, etc),
> and then let the SP choose which they want to consume.

Right, I get that, and btw, there has been discussion along these
lines on the shib users mailing list recently:

I predict that soon many campuses (and others) will be running their
own metadata aggregation services.

Hope this helps,


Archive powered by MHonArc 2.6.16.

Top of Page