UK federation news
Opt-in to eduGAIN to reach 22 other federations
Posted on Thursday, 13 February 2014
The UK federation is fully integrated with eduGAIN, which means that an entity registered in the UK federation can now reach 22 other federations via a simple opt-in.
Upcoming courses: Shibboleth
Posted on Wednesday, 4 December 2013
You might be interested to know Janet training are running the following Shibboleth courses in December & January:
- Implementing a Shibboleth 2 identity Provider
- 18 December 2013, The studio, Manchester
- 21 January 2014, The Life Centre, Newcastle
- Implementing a Shibboleth 2 Service Provider
- 19 December 2013, The Studio, Manchester
- 22 January 2014, The Life Centre, Newcastle
UK federation signing with SHA256 signature profile, delayed to Wednesday 28 August
Posted on Wednesday, 21 August 2013
As previously announced, the UK federation metadata will change its signature profile to SHA256. It is a technical change to the format of our metadata aggregate; we have prepared thoroughly; and we are confident that your users' access through the UK federation will not be affected.
New editions of technical documents published
Posted on Wednesday, 24 April 2013
Technical reference documents for the UK federation are available here.
UK federation supporting education technology startups
Posted on Thursday, 28 March 2013
One of our members, Knodium, was mentioned in the Guardian yesterday: “Are edutech startups plugging an innovation gap in our universities?” (see http://gu.com/p/3em6d/tw)
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