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Why is my username showing as shibboleth after upgrading EZproxy

  • The username is now showing shibboeth in the log files after upgrading EZproxy.
Applies to
  • Version 6.6.2+ using SAML authentication

Short introduction or instructions to follow these steps:

  1. Open the shibuser.txt file
  2. Update attribute names to be quoted.  See belolw examples in additional information.
Additional information
Set login:loguser = auth:urn:mace:dir:attribute-def:eduPersonTargetedID        Old
Set login:loguser = auth:"urn:mace:dir:attribute-def:eduPersonTargetedID"      New
Set login:loguser = auth:               Old
Set login:loguser = auth:""             New
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