For general information about these steps, see Metadata export in the PingFederate documentation.

  1. In the PingFederate administrative console, go to the Metadata Export window..
    • For PingFederate 10.1 or later: go to System > Protocol Metadata > Metadata Export.
    • For PingFederate 10.0 or earlier: go to System > Metadata Export.
  2. If you see the Metadata Role tab, select I am the identity provider (IdP). Click Next.
  3. On the Metadata Mode tab, select Select information to include in metadata manually. Click Next.
  4. On the Protocol tab, click Next.
  5. On the Attribute Contract tab, click Next.
  6. On the Signing Key tab, select a signing certificate. Click Next.
  7. Optional: On the Metadata Signing tab, select a certificate to sign the metadata XML file. Click Next.
  8. On the XML Encryption Certificate tab, select the certificate that you want to use to encrypt the XML content. Click Next.
  9. On the Export & Summary tab, click Export.
  10. Save metadata.xml.
  11. Click Done.