Identity Provider Discovery

A discovery service is used to allow users to pick their own IdP. SWAMID operates a central discovery service based on the SAML 2.0 Discovery Protocol.

Services and Endpoints

Since 2015 SWAMID uses the common NORDUnet discovery service:

URL

Protocol

Use

https://md.nordu.net/role/idp.ds

SAML Discovery

Recommended for all services with users from SWAMID member organisations and interfederations

TBDSAML Discovery

Recommended for all services with users only from SWAMID member organisations


Test

There is also a test discovery service that in addition to swamid-2.0.xml contains everything in swamid-testing-1.0.xml which can be used for test and pre-production use.

URL

Protocol

Use

https://ds-test.swamid.se/role/idp.ds

SAML Discovery

Recommended for test and pre-production

Software

All discovery services run software from the pyff.io project.