Identity Provider Discovery

A discovery service is used to allow users to pick their own Home Organisation 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://service.seamlessaccess.org/dsSAML DiscoveryRecommended for all services with users from SWAMID member organisations and interfederations

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

SAML Discovery

This discovery service is no longer recommended as a first choice within SWAMID.

https://md.nordu.net/swamid.ds
SAML Discovery

This discovery service is no longer recommended as a first choice within SWAMID. The discovery service contains 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.