UK Access Management Federation
for Education and Research

The UK federation is operated by Jisc and provides a single solution to accessing online resources and services for education and research. Here is some information on how it works and its benefits.

Eligible organisations are invited to join the current membership.

Latest news

Programme to strengthen XML encryption in the UK federation kicks off on 23 February

Posted on Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Please find below, the text of an email sent to the Jisc-shibboleth mailing list earlier today, which outlines the plans for how the UK federation will raise the strength of XML encryption across the UK federation.


End of life for Shibboleth IdP v3 and IdP v4 upgrade guide

Posted on Friday, 2 October 2020

In March 2020, the Shibboleth IdP v4 was released, at the same time the Shibboleth IdP v3 end of life was announced, which will be the 31st December 2020.

The Trust and Identity team at Jisc supporting the UK federation have now made available an IdP v4 upgrade guide