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

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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.

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New editions of technical documents published

Posted on Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Technical reference documents for the UK federation are available here.

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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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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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