The SP Connections window lists all service provider connections and displays up to 20 connections at a time. As needed, you can sort connections by connection name, partner connection ID, default virtual server ID, creation date, or last modified timestamps; narrow by protocol type or status; use the pagination controls to navigate through your connections; and search for connections by name or ID.
- Go to .
- To edit a connection, select the connection by its name. For the setting you want to make a change, select the corresponding window title and then follow the configuration wizard to complete the task.
- To create a connection, click Create Connection and follow the on-screen steps.
To copy a connection, click
and then follow the on-screen steps.
This is most useful if the new connection and the source connection share many common setting values.Note:
PingFederate doesn't include outbound provisioning configurations in connection copies. For more information, see Configuring outbound provisioning.
To export a connection, click
and then save the XML file as prompted.
This is useful in situations where you want to make a backup of a connection prior to changing it.
To import a connection, click Import Connection. For more
information, see Importing a connection.
If the connection already exists, you have the option to overwrite the existing connection.Note:
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 (IdP) at your site. The source and the target must run the same version of PingFederate.
- To export metadata for any SAML Browser SSO connection, click and then follow the on-screen instructions.
To update a SAML Browser SSO connection, click Importing SP metadata.
, then follow the on-screen instructions. For more information, see
You can update a connection via a metadata XML file or a metadata URL.Important:
The update operation might require additional configuration. Review the connection after the update operation.
- Click the toggle to enable or disable a connection.
- To remove a connection, click .
To override the verbosity of runtime transaction logging for all SP connections,
click Show Advanced Fields and the select the desired override
Override option Description Off Select this option and let the per-connection Logging Mode configuration determine the amount of information PingFederate records in the runtime transaction log.
This is the default selection.
On Select this option, followed by one of the four logging modes, to set the verbosity of runtime transaction logging for all SP connections. This is most useful when troubleshooting an issue that affects multiple connections.
To turn off automatic multi-connection error checking, click
This check box is not selected by default.
Once selected or cleared, the state of this setting is also reflected on thewindow.
For more information about this advanced setting and its impact, see Configuring automatic connection validation.
- To keep your changes, click Save.
- To discard your changes, click Cancel.