Two formats work in Shibboleth for WAYFless URLs. The returnUrl or target parameter can be any valid URL, such as an OpenURL.


1. The following style is one method.

Connect these pieces to construct a URL:


For example, for an institution with an entityID of https://idp.dhbw-vs.de/idp/shibboleth, in order to send a user to http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12394-009-0036-0, this style of WAYFless URL looks like:

https://fsso.springer.com/federation/init?entityId=https://idp.dhbw-vs.de/idp/shibboleth&returnUrl=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12394-009-0036-0



2. The standard WAYFless style works as well.

Connect these pieces to construct a URL:


For example, for an institution with an entityID of https://idp.dhbw-vs.de/idp/shibboleth, in order to send a user to http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12394-009-0036-0, the standard style of WAYFless URL looks like:

https://fsso.springer.com/start-session?entityId=https://idp.dhbw-vs.de/idp/shibboleth&target=http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12394-009-0036-0