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authorPaul Marillonnet <>2017-11-14 09:36:44 (GMT)
committerPaul Marillonnet <>2018-01-09 16:50:25 (GMT)
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support federation file loading (#19396)
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@@ -82,6 +82,19 @@ metadata file of the identity provider or if it starts with a slash
the absolute path toward a metadata file. All other keys are override
of generic settings.
+A list of dictionaries, only one key 'FEDERATION' is mandatory in those
+dictionaries. It should contain the local path or the remote URL for the
+metadata file describing the SAML-based federation to be loaded in mellon. Both
+relative and absolute paths are supported.
+Additional parameters can be given as key/value pairs in the dictionaries, on
+a similar basis as the aforementioned MELLON_IDENTITY_PROVIDERS config.
+For each dictionary describing a federation, these parameters will apply to
+any successfully-loaded provider belonging to that federation.
+These parameters also override the global settings.