Shibboleth SP-Init Links in Word Docs don't open

    Applies to:
  • SecureAuth Identity Platform
Deployment model:
  • Hybrid
  • Version Affected:  All


    Shibboleth SP-Init Links in Word Docs don't open

    When users click the link in the Word doc, they get a blank page. 


    Word uses a browser that cannot handle SP init by redirect


    1. By default, Shibboleth uses SP Initiated by Redirect, change the outgoingBindings-setting on the SessionInitiator to SP Initiated by Post

    2. In the SecureAuth Admin Console, edit the Post Auth of the realm so it expects SP initiated by Post. 


    Special Considerations (optional as needed):  

    See the shibboleth article here



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