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InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a secure and privacy-preserving trust fabric for research and higher education, and their partners, in the United States. InCommon's identity management federation serves 9 million end-users (IPEDS data; October 2014). InCommon also operates a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

"Office Hours" July 7 and July 12 for Questions about Shib IdP V3

With the coming end-of-life of Shibboleth Identity Provider V2, InCommon will host "office hours" for those with questions about upgrading to version 3 of the Identity Provider. Two members of InCommon's Shibboleth installation training team will answer questions about version 3 of the Shibboleth Identity Provider (both general and technical questions). See the details, including times and connection information.

Shibboleth Identity Provider V3 Hall of Fame

Do you operate a Shibboleth IdP in the InCommon Federation? Have you upgraded to the Shibboleth Identity Provider V3? Check out our Hall of Fame of IdPv3 participants. End-of-life of IdPv2 is nigh - July 31, 2016. If you haven't done so, make your plans to upgrade and add your IdP to our list.

Shibboleth Installation Workshop June 23-24, 2016

Shibboleth logoInCommon has one remaining Shibboleth Installation Workshop prior to the end-of-life of the Shibboleth Identity Provider v2. Registration is open for the workshop at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. Details are at

InCommon Working Groups

InCommon has had a number of community Working Groups examining topics to help make federation easier for current and future InCommon participants. Check out the Working Group wiki page for up-to-date info. Check out the Working Group wiki page for up-to-date info.

Items of Interest

InCommon Futures Report (2009 strategic planning document) [PDF]

Working with Sponsored Partners

InCommon Resources Book [PDF]

Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure

Federation Return on Investment

InCommon Overview [PPT]

All About Attributes

InCommon Privacy Policy



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