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Allows the IIS IIS7 module to perform roles based AuthZauthorization.

titleRequire REMOTE_USER

The way in which Roles base Authentication this feature works in IIS means that a valid REMOTE_USER must be specified. This allows the plugin to provide a Principal which can be interrogated for roles.


authNRolestringShibbolethAuthNAny principal which is logged in via the
SP is given this role.
space separated string
whitespace-delimited list of stringsnoneAll values of all
provided attributes with the names given
identified SP-mapped attributes are added to the Roles associated with this principal.

Child Elements

No Child Elements may be specifiedNone


Code Block
titleRoles based AuthZ
<ISAPI normalizeRequest<ISAPI>
	<Site id="true1" safeHeaderNamesname="true"" />
    	<Roles roleAttributes="ePa ePsaaffiliation" />

Every SP-authenticated principal will be given the role ShibbolethAuthN.  Additionally the attributes 'ePa' and 'ePsa' attribute called "affiliation" will be queried and their its values used as roles.  Hence Hence if a user logged in via the SP and the following attributes were provided

  • eppn :  "Userjdoe"
  • ePa affiliation : "member", "walkin"epSa: "", ""

The session would be have the REMOTE_USER variable set to be "Userjdoe" (assuming that the default setting for ApplicationDefault> were used. settings) and the following roles:

  • ShibbolethAuthN  (by Virtue virtue of being "logged in")

  • member

  • walkin