UK federation news
Upcoming courses: Shibboleth
Posted on Wednesday, 4 December 2013
- 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)
UK Access Management Federation reaches 1500 entities.
Posted on Thursday, 17 January 2013
The UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research continues its sustained growth, and by the end of 2012 the number of registered entities in the federation reached 1500. Having evolved from the SDSS development federation in 2006, the UK federation has grown consistently in the last four years and today has 924 members and 1518 entities. It continues to be the largest federation for research and education.
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