Configuring metadata lifetime - PingFederate - 11.0

PingFederate Server

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Configure the lifetime of metadata to optimize cache performance in your environment.

PingFederate provides metadata for SAML and WS-Federation connections and supports automatic update for SAML connections by reloading metadata URLs provided by the partners

Metadata publication
PingFederate includes expiration information in metadata. It indicates to partners whether they have reasonably up-to-date information about your server.
Metadata consumption
PingFederate supports automatic reloading of metadata by URL for SAML connections.
  1. Go to System > Protocol Metadata.
  2. In theMetadata Settings window, on the Metadata Lifetime tab, configure your metadata.
    OptionAction
    Adjust the validity of your metadata Modify the Cache Duration field value, in minutes.

    The default value is 1440 or 1 day.

    Adjust the frequency of automatic reloading of SAML metadata Modify the Reload Delay field value, in minutes.

    The default value is 1440 or 1 day.

  3. Click Next.
    Tip:

    When editing an existing configuration, you can also click Save as soon as the administrative console offers you the opportunity to do so.