Installing a Shibboleth service provider on Debian
Prerequisite: These instructions assume that you have previously installed Apache on your system.
Configure sources.list file
To install Stanford's packaging of Shibboleth Service Provider on a computer running Debian linux, the following needs to be in the
deb http://debian.stanford.edu/debian-backports wheezy-backports main non-free contrib
deb line should be on a single line in the file.
Install Shibboleth, Apache, and all supporting software
You will want to get your Apache web server up and running first. Then, as root, run the following commands:
apt-get -t wheezy-backports install libapache2-mod-shib2
Now that the software is installed, you can proceed with the rest of the configuration.