In the IdP Connections window, you can create or import a connection, or edit a recently modified connection by clicking on its connection name.
The IdP Connections window displays 20 connections at a time. As needed, use the pagination controls to navigate through the rest of your connections. You can also search connections by their names or connection IDs.
A connection is included in the search results so long as its name or ID is a partial, case-insensitive match to a search term.
You can sort by connection name, partner connection ID, and default virtual server ID; narrow by protocol and status; and perform various connection-related tasks.
|Edit a connection||Select the connection by its name. For the setting you want to change, select the corresponding tab and follow the configuration wizard to complete the task.|
|Create a connection||Click Create Connection, then follow the configuration wizard to create a new connection to your identity provider (IdP) partner.|
|Copy a connection||Click
, then follow the configuration wizard to create a new connection
based on an existing (source) connection.|
This is most useful if the new connection and the source connection share many common setting values.
|Export a connection||Click
, then save the XML file as prompted.|
This is useful in situations where you want to make a backup of a connection prior to making changes to it.
|Import a connection||Click Import Connection, then follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the task.
If the connection already exists, you have the option to overwrite the existing connection.
Prior to the import, you can modify the XML file to suit your needs. The XML file can also be imported to another PingFederate environment acting in the same federation role (SP) at your site. The source and the target must run the same version of PingFederate.
|Export metadata for any SAML browser single sign-on (SSO) connection||Click, then follow the on-window instructions to complete the task.|
|Update a SAML browser SSO connection||Click
, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
You can update a connection via a metadata XML file or a metadata URL.
The update operation might require additional configuration. Review the connection after the update operation.
|toggle the status of a connection||Slide the toggle switch to enable or disable a connection.|
|remove a connection||Click.|
|Override the verbosity of runtime transaction logging for all IdP connections||Click Show Advanced Fields and the select the
desired override option.
|Turn off automatic multi-connection error checking||Click Show Advanced Fields and the select the
Disable Automatic Connection Validation check
This check box is not selected by default.
Once selected or cleared, the state of this setting is reflected onas well.
For more information about this advanced setting and its impact, see Configuring automatic connection validation.
|Keep your changes||Click Save.|
|Discard your changes||Click Cancel.|