Q: Can you provide us with your latest metadata file?
A: Please see EBSCO Information Services Shibboleth Metadata File to get the latest XML file.
Q: Does your SP use an internal discovery service or are you planning to use our federation discovery service?
A: We use an internal discovery service.
Q: What attributes are required by your SP?
A: We require at least one of eduPersonScopedAffiliation or eduPersonEntitlement.
Q: Is there a required set of values or rules for eduPersonEntitlement and eduPersonScopedAffiliation?
A: There is no filter on the eduPersonEntitlement. The eduPersonScopedAffiliation is filtered to only accept values, the part to the left of the @ sign, in the following list:
Q: How frequently does EP refresh federation metadata?
A: We update all of our metadata from each of the federations we are affiliated with every 60 minutes. If a customer has a question as to when their federation metadata was last updated, that information is available to Cust Sat on the Shib Maintenance tab in EBSCOadmin.
Q: Where is your certificate?
A: Go to https://shibboleth.ebscohost.com in a browser such as Internet Explorer, then click on the lock in the browser. You can then view the certificate info, install it locally, view the public key, etc.
A: It is posted here: http://support.ebscohost.com/ehost/privacy.html