ePPN Anyone?
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Jul 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM

One of the most widely adopted unique identifiers in higher education federated identity management is eduPersonPrincipalName (ePPN), defined as part of the eduPerson LDAP schema established by Internet2’s Middleware Architecture Committee for Education (MACE-dir). Historically, ePPN is defined by a campus and includes a local, unique identifier (netID) scoped at the campus domain, e.g. netID@university.edu.

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Topics: Higher Education, OpenID Connenct, SAML, Federated Identity Management, EdTech

It’s My Party...I’ll invite Social IDs If I Want To
Posted by Dedra Chamberlin on Jul 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM

So you’re throwing a party! And in this case, it’s a Relying Party, or as we like to call them in the Higher Education world, a Service Provider. For the sake of broader audience appeal, and to make my whole “party” analogy work, I’ll stick with “Relying Party” in this post.

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Topics: Social Identity, OpenID Connenct, SAML