Page tree
Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata


This document explains how to set up a Shibboleth Service Provider (SP) on FreeBSD and integrate it with MyAccess.


Install the Shibboleth software using the FreeBSD ports system. Log in as root or run su/sudo, then run:

cd /usr/ports/security/shibboleth2-sp
sudo make
sudo make install

Generic Configuration

The configuration isn't specific to FreeBSD. Please follow the general Shibboleth SP setup instructions and return here when you are finished. Note that your shibboleth2.xml file is located in /usr/local/etc/shibboleth/.

Restarting Shibboleth

Restart the Shibboleth daemon by running this command as root:

service shibboleth-sp restart

To cause Shibboleth to run at startup, add this line to the /etc/rc.conf file: