Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of ShibbolethService


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Timestamp:
05/20/08 10:40:54 (11 years ago)
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joshuadf
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  • ShibbolethService

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    1313== How it works == 
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    15  * User visits a website such as the Internet2 Shibboleth wiki https://spaces.internet2.edu/display/SHIB2/Home and clicks "Log in" 
     15 1. User visits a website such as the Internet2 Shibboleth wiki https://spaces.internet2.edu/display/SHIB2/Home and clicks "Log in" 
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    17  * Website shows the user a wayfinder (WAYF) page that allows them  to select an institution, such as "University of Washington" 
     17 2. Website shows the user a wayfinder (WAYF) page that allows them  to select an institution, such as "University of Washington" 
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    19  * Website then redirects the user to the chosen institution's sign-on page, for UW <https://weblogin.washington.edu/> 
     19 3. Website then redirects the user to the chosen institution's sign-on page, for UW <https://weblogin.washington.edu/> 
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    21  * After the user provides a username and password, the institution redirects the user back to the website. In the background, the user now has credentials (username and possibly status such as "faculty") 
     21 4. After the user provides a username and password, the institution redirects the user back to the website. In the background, the user now has credentials (username and possibly status such as "faculty") 
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    23  * The website sees the embedded username (REMOTE_USER) and displays "Welcome joshuadf@washington.edu" without requiring any additional password. 
     23 5. The website sees the embedded username (REMOTE_USER) and displays "Welcome joshuadf@washington.edu" without requiring any additional password. 
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