Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of ShibbolethService


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Timestamp:
05/20/08 10:41:58 (10 years ago)
Author:
joshuadf
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  • ShibbolethService

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    1515 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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    1716 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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    1917 3. Website then redirects the user to the chosen institution's sign-on page, for UW <https://weblogin.washington.edu/> 
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    2118 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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    2319 5. The website sees the embedded username (REMOTE_USER) and displays "Welcome joshuadf@washington.edu" without requiring any additional password. 
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     43== Technical == 
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    4945 * Uses Security Assertions Markup Language (SAML) <http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2005/01/12/saml2.html>