Is anyone using SAML for authentication?  There is a feature request for SAML 
support on GitHub (, but 
it doesn't look like any work has been done.

We need to add the ability for our users to authenticate with a SAML identity 
provider (IdP), in particular with InCommon/EduRoam/EduCause et al.  Looking at 
the documentation there appears to be "the old way" (configuring Apache/Nginx 
to do the authentication) and "the new way" where Galaxy handles the 
authentication.  Is it correct to assume that to use the new way I should 
implement an external authenticator, something like 
galaxy/auth/providers/ and then some sort of magic to get a 
config/auth_conf.xml working?  

I just want to make sure I am heading down the correct path before investing 
too much time.

- Keith

Keith Suderman
Research Associate
Department of Computer Science
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY

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